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To exert a physical force - synonyms or related words

absorb

verb

to take in a gas, liquid, or other substance

absorb

verb

to take in heat, light, or some other form of energy, instead of reflecting it

absorb

verb

to reduce the harmful effects of a physical force

conduct

verb

physics

if something conducts heat or electricity, heat or electricity can move through it

decompress

verb

to reduce the pressure on something, especially air pressure

magnetise

a British spelling of magnetize

magnetize

verb

physics

to make a piece of metal able to make iron or steel objects come to it so that they seem to stick to it

pressurise

a British spelling of pressurize

pressurize

verb

to make the pressure inside something such as a container different from the pressure outside

repel

verb

science

if one thing repels another, an electrical or magnetic force makes them move away from each other

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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jive

to dance a jive

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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