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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The act of pressing.
  • n. The condition of being pressed.
  • n. The application of continuous force by one body on another that it is touching; compression.
  • n. Physics Force applied uniformly over a surface, measured as force per unit of area.
  • n. Meteorology Atmospheric pressure.
  • n. A compelling or constraining influence, such as a moral force, on the mind or will: pressure to conform; peer-group pressure.
  • n. Urgent claim or demand: under the pressure of business; doesn't work well under pressure.
  • n. An oppressive condition of physical, mental, social, or economic distress.
  • n. A physical sensation produced by compression of a part of the body.
  • n. Archaic A mark made by application of force or weight; an impression.
  • v. To force, as by overpowering influence or persuasion.
  • v. To pressurize.
  • v. To pressure-cook.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A pressing; a force applied to a surface.
  • n. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind
  • n. Distress.
  • n. Urgency
  • n. Impression; stamp; character impressed.
  • n. The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area.
  • v. To encourage or heavily exert force or influence.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing.
  • n. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind
  • n. Affliction; distress; grievance.
  • n. Urgency.
  • n. Impression; stamp; character impressed.
  • n. The action of a force against some obstacle or opposing force; a force in the nature of a thrust, distributed over a surface, often estimated with reference to the amount upon a unit's area.
  • n. Electro-motive force.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The act of pressing; the exertion of force by pressing; the state of being pressed.
  • n. In mech.: An equilibrated force.
  • n. A force per unit area exerted over the surface of a body or part of a body, and toward the interior of the body.
  • n. Stress in general, being either thrust, pull, or shearing stress. For axis of pressure, conjugate pressure, and other phrases where pressure means stress, see the latter word.
  • n. The action of moral force; exertion of authority or influence; compulsion; a constraining influence or impulse.
  • n. Weight upon the mind; burdensomeness; oppressiveness; also, burden; oppression.
  • n. Urgency; demand on one's time or energies; need for prompt or decisive action: as, the pressure of business.
  • n. Impression; stamp; character impressed.
  • n. Specifically, in hydrostatics, that point of a plane, or of the side of a vessel containing a liquid, to which if a force were applied equal to the total pressure and in the opposite direction, it would exactly balance the total pressure.
  • n. Figuratively, a high degree of mental tension.
  • n. In electricity, a term sometimes used for voltage, electromotive force, or difference of potential.
  • n. In psychology, the specific quality of sensation furnished by the pressure-spots of the skin and by the organs of the articular sensitivity; pressure-sensation.
  • n. The intrinsic pressure K is , where σ is the density of the fluid and (ψ)z is the attraction of an infinite layer of a fluid of unit density, bounded by a plane, upon a unit mass at a distance z from the plane.
  • n. In a compressor, the pressure of the air or gas at the end of the stroke after it is compressed.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
  • n. the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
  • v. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
  • n. the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
  • n. the state of demanding notice or attention
  • n. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
  • v. exert pressure on someone through threats
  • n. an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
  • n. a force that compels
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    pressured    pressures    pressuring   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Words with the same meaning
    compression    squeezing    crushing    affliction    distress    grievance    urgency    impression    stamp   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Cheshire    Escher    flesher    fresher    refresher    thresher   
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    temperature    weight    energy    control    flow    tension    resistance    rate    pain    speed