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Forcing may refer to:

  • Forcing (set theory), a technique for obtaining independence proofs for set theory
  • Forcing (recursion theory)
  • Radiative forcing, the difference between the incoming radiation energy and the outgoing radiation energy in a given climate system
  • Cloud forcing, the difference between the radiation budget components for average cloud conditions and cloud-free conditions
  • Forcing (magic), a technique by which a magician forces one outcome from a card draw
  • Forcing, driving a harmonic oscillator at a particular frequency
  • Forcing bulbs, whereby plants are induced to flower earlier than their natural season

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