Sentence Examples

  • Coercive temporal authority over their bodies or estates could only be given by concession from the temporal prince.
  • The governor has a hereditary army for coercive purposes.
  • Article 17 maintained the independence of the ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in spiritual and disciplinary matters, but reserved for the state the exclusive right to carry out coercive measures.
  • The coercive force, or coercivity, of a material is that reversed magnetic force which, while it is acting, just suffices to reduce the residual induction to nothing after the material has been temporarily submitted to any great magnetizing force.
  • Hence the difficulty of imparting any considerable permanent magnetization to a short thick bar not possessed of great coercive force.

How would you define coercive? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus