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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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Due to minimal maintenance requirements and low investment costs, passive explosion protection approaches such as explosion pressure venting is the most commonly used in wood handling facilities.
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The cause of death, although it may vary in degree between individuals depending on their location, was the result of a substantial explosion and the combination of concussion and thermal injuries due to the explosion pressure wave, together with acute hypoxia through exposure to toxic gases and lack of oxygen," the Chief Coroner said.
These tests are reference explosion pressure test, overpressure test and non-transmission of an internal ignition test [2].
Designed for measuring blast over-pressure and explosion pressure in free-field or closed arenas, new frequency tailored ICP and charge output piezoelectric pressure sensors have been introduced by PCB Aerospace & Defense.
In addition to the maximum explosion pressure and the maximum explosion pressure rate of rise, the explosible behavior of dusts can be described by the minimum explosible concentration.