Etymology

1. atmospheric

adjective. ['ˌætməsˈfɛrɪk'] relating to or located in the atmosphere.

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • atmosphere (English)
  • atmosphaera (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Atmospheric Pressure

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  • prescher
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Example sentences of the word atmospheric-pressure


1. Noun Phrase
It is not only caused by mountain climbing, but by any change in atmospheric pressure.

2. Noun Phrase
Bars is a unit of measurement that is roughly equivalent to the atmospheric pressure on Earth at sea level.

3. Noun Phrase
Barometric pressure is a measure of atmospheric pressure as measured by a barometer.

4. Noun Phrase
A cyclone is a system in which winds rotate inward toward an area of low atmospheric pressure.

2. pressure

noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit).

Synonyms

  • force per unit area
  • corpuscular-radiation pressure
  • intraocular pressure
  • blood pressure
  • radiation pressure
  • vapour pressure
  • gas pressure
  • head
  • vapor pressure
  • hydrostatic head
  • sound pressure
  • physical phenomenon
  • pressure level
  • suction
  • instantaneous sound pressure
  • IOP
  • oil pressure

Antonyms

  • unclasp
  • gain
  • behave
  • discontinue

3. pressure

noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] a force that compels.

Antonyms

  • civilian

4. pressure

noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure.

Synonyms

  • push
  • compressing
  • impression
  • compression
  • pressing
  • press

Antonyms

  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract

5. pressure

noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the state of demanding notice or attention.

Synonyms

  • urgency
  • imperativeness
  • insistence
  • press

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact
  • fail

6. pressure

noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin.

Synonyms

  • somatic sensation
  • somatesthesia
  • somaesthesia
  • somesthesia

Antonyms

  • repulsion
  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct

7. pressure

verb. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city".

Synonyms

  • bludgeon
  • drive
  • coerce
  • squeeze for
  • dragoon
  • obligate
  • steamroll
  • turn up the pressure
  • force
  • oblige
  • terrorise
  • terrorize
  • squeeze
  • steamroller
  • act
  • move
  • railroad
  • sandbag
  • compel
  • bring oneself
  • hale

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

8. pressure

noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the pressure exerted by the atmosphere.

Synonyms

  • atmospheric pressure
  • barometric pressure
  • air pressure
  • sea-level pressure
  • overpressure
  • compartment pressure

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • decompress
  • disoblige

9. pressure

noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress.

Antonyms

  • linger

10. pressure

verb. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] exert pressure on someone through threats.

Synonyms

  • blackmail
  • influence
  • work
  • act upon

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
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