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noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit).
- force per unit area
- corpuscular-radiation pressure
- intraocular pressure
- blood pressure
- radiation pressure
- vapour pressure
- gas pressure
- vapor pressure
- hydrostatic head
- sound pressure
- physical phenomenon
- pressure level
- instantaneous sound pressure
- oil pressure
Rhymes with Pressure
How do you pronounce pressure?
Pronounce pressure as ˈprɛʃər.
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How do you spell pressure? Is it presure ?
A common misspelling of pressure is presure
Sentences with pressure
1. Noun, singular or mass
The headaches will be worse when your blood pressure is high and may feel unbearable.
Quotes about pressure
1. I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign.
- Steven Cojocaru
2. Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
- Vince Lombardi
3. An artist never works under ideal conditions. If they existed, his work wouldn't exist, for the artist doesn't live in a vacuum. Some sort of pressure must exist. The artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldn't look for harmony but would simply live in it.
- Andrei Tarkovsky
verb. wash before painting to remove old paint and mildew.
noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] a force that compels.
noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure.
- stay in place
noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the state of demanding notice or attention.
noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin.
- somatic sensation
- centrifugal force
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".
- squeeze for
- turn up the pressure
- bring oneself
noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] the pressure exerted by the atmosphere.
- atmospheric pressure
- barometric pressure
- air pressure
- sea-level pressure
- compartment pressure
noun. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress.
verb. ['ˈprɛʃɝ'] exert pressure on someone through threats.
- act upon