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Pressure 1

Definition: The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of the hand.

Pressure 2

Definition: A contrasting force or impulse of any kind; as, the pressure of poverty; the pressure of taxes; the pressure of motives on the mind; the pressure of civilization.

Pressure 3

Definition: Affliction; distress; grievance.

Pressure 4

Definition: Urgency; as, the pressure of business.

Pressure 5

Definition: Impression; stamp; character impressed.

pressure 6

Definition: 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"

pressure 7

Definition: a force that compels; "the public brought pressure to bear on the government"

pressure 8

Definition: the somatic sensation of pressure; "the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"

pressure 9

Definition: 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"

pressure 10

Definition: the state of urgently demanding notice or attention; "the press of business matters"

pressure 11

Definition: an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

pressure 12

Definition: 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"

pressure 13

Definition: exert pressure on someone through threats


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