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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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The small flameproof motors were chosen to test the explosion pressure and surface temperature rise of the motors.
1) For motor center height 71, 80 and 90 mm, the explosion pressure recorded is maximum when the spark plug and pressure transducer were kept on the same end.
2) In case of 63 mm center height of the motor, explosion pressure is maximum when spark plug and pressure transducer were at opposite ends.
Study is being conducted at laboratory on affects of variation in core length on the maximum explosion pressure.
The current standard test for the quantification of dust explosion pressures is entitled Standard Test Method for Pressure and Rate of Pressure Rise for Combustible Dusts.
A deflagration vent minimizes the structural and mechanical damage caused by explosion pressures.