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Title: Force
Original Title: Force
Volume and Page: Vol. 7 (1757), p. 110
Author: Jean Le Rond d'Alembert
Translator: John S.D. Glaus [The Euler Society, restinn@roadrunner.com]
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Citation (MLA): d'Alembert, Jean Le Rond. "Force." The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project. Translated by John S.D. Glaus. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2006. Web. [fill in today's date in the form 18 Apr. 2009 and remove square brackets]. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.did2222.0000.712>. Trans. of "Force," Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, vol. 7. Paris, 1757.
Citation (Chicago): d'Alembert, Jean Le Rond. "Force." The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project. Translated by John S.D. Glaus. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2006. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.did2222.0000.712 (accessed [fill in today's date in the form April 18, 2009 and remove square brackets]). Originally published as "Force," Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, 7:110 (Paris, 1757).

Force is represented by the figure of a woman dressed in a lion’s skin, with one hand leaning on the base of a column and the other hand holding an oak branch. She is occasionally accompanied by a lion.