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'pressure' - used as a noun
1. 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
2. a force that compels
the public brought pressure to bear on the government
3. the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
he used pressure to stop the bleeding
4. the state of demanding notice or attention
5. the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal
6. an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

'pressure' - used as a verb
7. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
8. exert pressure on someone through threats

derived forms
1. Pressure / Plural
pressures
2. Pressure / Past
pressured
3. Pressure / Third Person
pressures
4. Pressure / Present Participle
pressuring
Variations of 'pressure'
 
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Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
The human heart can create enough pressure that it could squirt blood at a distance of thirty feet.