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Synonyms for pressure

Synonyms for pressure

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

power used to overcome resistance

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to maintain normal air pressure in


Synonyms for pressure

a force that compels

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the act of pressing

the state of demanding notice or attention

the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

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

exert pressure on someone through threats

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CVP analysis is used to measure the economic characteristics of manufacturing a proposed product.
The ability to accurately monitor CVP in a safer, more efficient, noninvasive way will have tremendous patient benefits and enable health care workers to make more rapid treatment decisions," according to Kevin Ward, M.
Conclusions: Provided that the PVP increases to a sustained inspiratory breath and occlusion above the intravenous site, there is a clinically useful correlation between the PVP and the CVP.
However, both the ministry - including CVP - and PDVSA are also under the direct control of President Chavez .
Eliminating the challenge of having multiple contacts, CVP provides retail clients with a cross-trained, single contact who understands the assigned clients' needs and is responsible for managing and coordinating all JDA activities.
The distribution of irrigation water within the study region is coordinated by the Kern County Water Agency and managed by independent water districts, who supply surface water obtained from the California State Water Project (SWP), the CVP, and the Kern River.
The second flaw of the traditional CVP model for multiproduct firms deals with the fixed cost component.
CVP and PetroPars (a semi-private Iranian company) have been investing $4bn in development of the Ayacucho Block-7.
The CVP program ensures that our chips are validated and work well with Datacard solutions, while it also gives our customers peace of mind when they know that their investment is tested and proven before production of their end-customers cards begins.
An example of a next generation product is a NuVinci CVP that controls the speed of automotive accessory drives (including air conditioning compressors, alternators, and superchargers) independently of engine speed, thereby improving fuel economy or increasing performance or both.
The CVP also has announced a strategic partnership with the Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR).
rez at the inauguration ceremony of this organisation's offices in Caracas, an event attended by members of PDVSA's board of directors, Ministry officials and senior executives of the private national and international oil industry, it was emphasised that the presence of CVP was to strengthen the participation of the state in the petroleum business.
The NuVinci CVP is a significant "shift" in drivetrain technology, transmitting mechanical power with spheres instead of gears.
With more than 35 partnerships in place, the invitation-only CVP program, sponsored by the Aluminum Association and Can Manufacturer's Institute and their funding members, including Alcoa, Anheiser-Busch Metal Container, ARCO, Ball, Novelis and REXAM, works with individual communities to increase participation and awareness of local curbside recycling programs.