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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forwarding  \For"ward*ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  one  who  forwards;  the  act  or  occupation  of 
  transmitting  merchandise  or  other  property  for  others 
 
  2.  (Bookbinding)  The  process  of  putting  a  book  into  its 
  cover,  and  making  it  ready  for  the  finisher. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  send  forward;  to  send  toward  the  place  of  destination; 
  to  transmit;  as  to  forward  a  letter. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forwarding 
  n  1:  the  act  of  sending  on  to  an  ultimate  destination;  "the 
  forwarding  of  mail  to  a  new  address  is  done 
  automatically" 
  2:  the  advancement  of  some  enterprise;  "his  experience  in 
  marketing  resulted  in  the  forwarding  of  his  career"  [syn: 
  {furtherance},  {promotion}] 




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