re·in·force·ment /ˌriənˈforsmənt, ˈfɔrs-/
re·in·force·ment /ˌrɪənˈforsmənt, ˈfɔr-/ 名詞
Re·in·force·ment n. See Reenforcement.
n 1: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men
and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in
the performance of its mission; "they called for
artillery support" [syn: support, reenforcement]
2: information that makes more forcible or convincing; "his
gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his
complaints" [syn: reenforcement]
3: (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the
behavior that produced it [syn: reinforcing stimulus, reinforcer]
4: a device designed to provide additional strength; "the
cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used
gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
5: an act performed to strengthen approved behavior [syn: reward]