Forward


Forward

Forward may refer to:
* Relative direction, where "forward" is the opposite of "backward"
* "Forward", the motto of the State of Wisconsin
* "Forward", the motto of the City of Birmingham
* Forward contract, an agreement to buy or sell an asset at a pre-agreed future point
*"The Forward", a Jewish-American newspaper

In physics:
* Forward pseudorapidity region, particles traveling very close to the beam in a particle accelerator.
* Forward converter, a DC-DC converter circuit

In sports:
*Forward, another term for Striker in association football, usually associated with a more deep-lying position than a conventional striker.
*Forward (basketball), including
**Point forward
**Power forward (basketball)
**Small forward
*Forward (ice hockey)
**Power forward (ice hockey)
*In rugby football:
**Forwards, in rugby league
**Forwards, in rugby union

In literature:
*"Forward!", a collection of short stories by Gordon R. Dickson
* Forward Poetry Prize

In music:
*"Forward" (Ayla Brown album), an album recorded by American Idol semi-finalist Ayla Brown
*"Forward" (Turn album), an album recorded by Meath-based Indie Rock band Turn

In politics:
*Forward (Greenland), a social democratic political party in Greenland
*Kadima (Hebrew for forward), an Israeli political party

Forward may also refer to:
* Email forwarding, a mechanism by which a mail server sends the emails of one of its user's to another address.
* Isuzu Forward, trucks made by Isuzu

Forward is the name of:
*Bob Forward (born 1958), a United States film director; son of Robert L. Forward
*Robert L. Forward (1932-2002), a United States physicist and science fiction writer
*Eve Forward, author of fantasy novels, "Villains by Necessity" and "Animist"; daughter of Robert L. Forward

ee also

* foreword


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  • forward — forward, forwards 1. For the adjective, the correct form in standard English is forward: • It has four forward gears and reverse controlled by a speed sensing governor Daily Telegraph, 1971 • Already clouds of steam were rising, obscuring the… …   Modern English usage

  • Forward — (engl. „vorwärts“) steht für: Forward, englisch für Stürmer (Fußball) Small Forward und Power Forward, Flügelspieler im Basketball Sport, siehe Forward (Basketball) Forward (Wirtschaft), nicht börsengehandelte unbedingte Termingeschäfte aus der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forward — For ward, a. 1. Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet. [1913 Webster] 2. Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; too hasty. [1913 Webster] Only …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forward — [adj1] advancing, early ahead, forth, forward looking, in advance, leading, onward, precocious, premature, progressing, progressive, propulsive, well developed; concept 528 Ant. backward, later, past, reversing forward [adj2] in front, first… …   New thesaurus

  • forward — [fôr′wərd] adj. [ME foreward < OE adj. & adv. foreweard: see FORE & WARD] 1. at, toward, or of the front, or forepart 2. advanced; specif., a) mentally advanced; precocious b) advanced socially, politically, etc.; progressive or radical …   English World dictionary

  • forward of — formal phrase in front of someone or something The men were fighting forward of the main line of defence. Thesaurus: function words referring to locationhyponym general words for location and placesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forward — For ward, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forwarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forwarding}.] 1. To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forward — Студийный альбом Hoobastank Дата выпуска не поступил в продажу Жанры альтернативный рок поп рок, ска Продюсер Hoobastank …   Википедия

  • forward — for·ward n: forward contract at contract Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. forwa …   Law dictionary

  • forward# — forward adj advanced, *premature, untimely, precocious Antonyms: backward Contrasted words: retrograde, retrogressive, regressive (see BACKWARD) forward adv 1 ahead, *before Antonyms: backward …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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