\ɹiːɛnfˈɔːs], \ɹiːɛnfˈɔːs], \ɹ_iː__ɛ_n_f_ˈɔː_s]\
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- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
- Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
By Noah Webster.
To strengthen with new force, assistance, material, or support; as, to reenforce an argument; to reenforce a garment; especially, to strengthen with additional troops, as an army or a fort, or with additional ships, as a fleet.
Something which reenforces or strengthens.
An additional thickness of canvas, cloth, or the like, around an eyelet, buttonhole, etc.
That part of a cannon near the breech which is thicker than the rest of the piece, so as better to resist the force of the exploding powder. See Illust. of Cannon.
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
By James Champlin Fernald