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1(n)the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
Type: 'noun.phenomenon'
Usage: 'the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure'
Synonym: force per unit area, pressure level,
2(n)a force that compels
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Usage: 'the public brought pressure to bear on the government'
3(n)the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'he gave the button a press'
Usage: 'he used pressure to stop the bleeding'
Usage: 'at the pressing of a button'
Synonym: press, pressing,
4(n)the state of demanding notice or attention
Type: 'noun.state'
Usage: 'the insistence of their hunger'
Usage: 'the press of business matters'
Synonym: imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press,
5(n)the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
Type: 'noun.cognition'
Usage: 'the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal'
Synonym: pressure sensation,
6(n)an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
Type: 'noun.state'
7(n)the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
Type: 'noun.phenomenon'
Synonym: air pressure, atmospheric pressure,
1(v)to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
Type: ''
Usage: 'She forced him to take a job in the city'
Usage: 'He squeezed her for information'
Synonym: coerce, force, hale, squeeze,
2(v)exert pressure on someone through threats
Type: ''
Synonym: blackjack, blackmail,

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