lubrication under pressure, as from a pump, used esp. in internal-combustion engines.
Pronunciation: (fôrs'fēd', fōrs'-),[key] —v.t.,-fed, -feed•ing. 1. to compel to take food, esp. by means of a tube inserted into the throat: They force-fed the prisoners in the hunger strike. 2. to compel to absorb or assimilate: The recruits were force-fed a military attitude.