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, pressure, 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, pressure, 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, pressure, 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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- 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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