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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Reasons varied. Some people suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure and others - and they are the bigger number - wanted to shape up, keep fit or relieve their stress.
I look back and think it was a missed opportunity but I took a lot of confidence from it as well, it was a great feeling knowing I can perform that well under pressure, knowing I had to make birdies on the back nine and that's what I did, birdying the last hole knowing I needed one to maybe get in a playoff and that's what I did.
America's counties are facing immense fiscal pressure as we continue to fight this unprecedented public health and economic crisis, as states follow safe and responsible reopenings, we can not imperil our economic recovery efforts by slashing state programs that pay our teachers, firefighters, health care and front-line workers.
These (imports) are substantially at lower prices, aided by depreciation of yuan, depreciation of yen and depreciation of won relative to rupee. That is also a major pressure point for the prices to come down in India.
I saw it different since the beginning. I felt different. I felt more relaxed, even if the pressure was on, i feel good in this position and I always say that even if you're No. 1, you win a Grand Slam, you have to enjoy the moment.
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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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