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pressures, plural;
  1. Attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something
    • - it might now be possible to pressure him into resigning
    • - she pressured her son to accept a job offer from the bank
  1. The continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it
    • - the slight extra pressure he applied to her hand
  2. The force exerted per unit area
    • - gas can be fed to the turbines at a pressure of around 250 psi
  3. The use of persuasion, influence, or intimidation to make someone do something
    • - the proposals put pressure on Britain to drop its demand
    • - the many pressures on girls to worry about their looks
  4. The influence or effect of someone or something
    • - oil prices came under some downward pressure
  5. The feeling of stressful urgency caused by the necessity of doing or achieving something, esp. with limited time
    • - you need to be able to work under pressure and not get flustered
    • - some offenders might find prison a refuge against the pressures of the outside world

  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. coerce: 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"
  3. a force that compels; "the public brought pressure to bear on the government"
  4. blackmail: exert pressure on someone through threats
  5. press: 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"
  6. imperativeness: the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
  7. "Pressure" is the first single from Canadian rapper Belly's first album, The Revolution. The song features established R&B artist Ginuwine, and it received heavy rotation on MuchMusic.
  8. "Pressure" is a synthesizer-driven song from 1982 by Billy Joel about difficulty dealing with the stress of daily living. The song was a single from the album The Nylon Curtain.
  9. Billy Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles, 21 January 1950) is a Grammy Award winning popular music performer who had a string of rhythm and blues international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. He was the main British-based R&B singer / songwriter of the 1980s. ...
  10. Pressure is a Reggae album by Maiko Zulu. The album was produced in 2003 with the hit song pressure.
  11. The Hilltop Hoods are an ARIA Award winning Australian hip hop group, originating from Adelaide, South Australia. Their members are MCs Suffa (Matt Lambert), MC Pressure (Daniel Smith), DJ Debris (Barry Francis) and formerly DJ Next. ...
  12. "Pressure" is a song by American rock band Paramore. It was released on June 31, 2005 as the first single from their debut album, All We Know Is Falling. It failed to chart the Billboard Hot 100, however, it managed to peak at #62 on the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart. ...
  13. The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area; A pressing; a force applied to a surface; Mental strain caused by one's own or others' expectations on one's own performance; To encourage or heavily exert force or influence
  14. (Pressures) in this book, things that can cause harm to animal or plant populations are called `pressures'
  15. The “push” behind liquid or gas in a tank, reservoir, or pipe. Water pressure is directly related to “head”—the height of the top of the water over the bottom. Every 2.31 feet of vertical head gives 1 psi (pound per square inch) of water pressure.
  16. To advance a runner so it directly bears on an opponent's blot, forcing the opponent to cover the blot, move it, or risk it being hit.
  17. Force per unit area exerted by the atmosphere on any surface by virtue of its weight; it is equivalent to the weight of a vertical column of air extending above a surface of unit area to the outer limit of the atmosphere.
  18. (symbol: p) is a measure of force per unit area. The SI unit for pressure is the pascal (Pa), equal to one newton per square metre (N·m^-2 or kg·s^-2·m^-1). Non-SI measures (still in use in some parts of the world) include the pound-force per square inch (PSI) and the bar. ...
  19. The load applied to an object per unit surface area.
  20. Pressure is a similar idea to stress, the force intensity at a point, except that pressure means something acting on the surface of an object rather than within the material of the object. When discussing the pressure within a fluid, the meaning is equivalent to stress.
  21. A force applied to a specific amount of surface area. A common unit of pressure is psi, i.e., pounds per square inch. ...
  22. Refers to the water pressure in the system. The conversions for the most commonly used units are: 1 bar = 1.02kg/cm2 = 14.5psi = 100kPa = 0.1Mpa = 10m water head
  23. Force per unit area, usually expressed in pounds per square inch (PSI).
  24. The force exerted on the walls of a tank, pipe, etc., by a liquid. Normally measured in pounds per square inch (psi).
  25. In HABIT-CHANGE pressures are defined as consequences of human activities which have the potential to cause or contribute to adverse effects (impacts). ...