pressure, pressure level, force per unit area(noun)
the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
"the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"
a force that compels
"the public brought pressure to bear on the government"
press, pressure, pressing(noun)
the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
"he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"
insistence, pressure level, military press, closet, force per unit area, public press, press, imperativeness, air pressure, crush, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, insistency, jam
imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure(noun)
the state of demanding notice or attention
"the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
insistence, insistency, instancy, military press, closet, pressure level, force per unit area, public press, press, imperativeness, air pressure, insisting, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, crush, jam
pressure, pressure sensation(noun)
the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
"the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"
an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
atmospheric pressure, air pressure, pressure(verb)
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force(verb)
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
"He squeezed her for information"
draw, storm, blackjack, crush, thrust, rack, ram, hale, press, blackmail, twitch, gouge, tweet, embrace, impel, force, shove, twinge, compress, hug, drive, constrict, cart, contract, extort, stuff, squeeze, squash, compact, pinch, drag, wring, mash, coerce, push, bosom, wedge, squelch, pull, haul
blackmail, blackjack, pressure(verb)
exert pressure on someone through threats
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strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement
"he was thrown backward by the force of the explosion"
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
"he's obviously under a lot of stress"Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019
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How to use pressure in a sentence?
We have not so much a gun problem; we have a problem with sin and evil. This is an evil thing, when people kill another person, whether it's a pressure cooker or whether it's a gun, we're dealing with people who are either deranged or they're very focused because they want to kill people in the name of terrorism.
The full-year guidance is a slight disappointment. The market remains difficult, which seems to add pressure to step up their cost-savings programme.
We wanted to come out hard and strong from the start ... the more pressure we put China under the more they coughed the ball up, i think we're going to be flying next game.
Taiwan was under extraordinary pressure and facing coercion, taiwan is not the only country in the Indo-Pacific that faces that. Other countries, as they prepare for their elections, will take great inspiration and heart for how Taiwan has stood that kind of pressure and carried forward with a very successful election.
To President Trump, do not let them take over the Strait of Hormuz, keep the pressure on and if they continue to do this, sink their navy like Ronald Reagan did back in the 80s.
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- ضغط, الArabic
- stressi, paineFinnish
- èiginnScottish Gaelic
- nyomás, levegőnyomásHungarian
- 壓力, 압력Korean
- pressūra, pressiōLatin
- притисок, пресијаMacedonian
- trykkNorwegian Nynorsk
- ciśnienie, naciskPolish
- ఒత్తిడి, పీడనంTelugu
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