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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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Relative to the S4 test, the FS tests yields higher values of critical pressure for pipes tested at the same temperatures.
The minimum pressure of mining has to be equal to or greater than the critical pressure causing damage.
For example, the critical pressure and temperature for the oil sample from well 1 in field E are deviating away from the rest of the samples.
Observe that if the pressure is above the critical pressure in a vessel, the temperature will decrease somewhat causing the density to decrease in turn decreasing the flow rate.
Pharyngeal critical pressure (Pcrit): The critical pressure, or Pcrit, is the pressure at which maximal inspiratory airflow occurs during sleep.
It is seen clearly that the expansion process began from the supercritical region, and the pressure decreased quickly before it reached the critical pressure.
As can be seen in Table 5, the MMP predictions from tuned EOS of critical temperature, critical pressure, acentric factor, binary interaction coefficient, and [[OMEGA].
The 5-Gpa critical pressure where potassium is fluidized is approximately the pressure at the base of continental crust.
The modular control system will use AlarmPager[TM] to call out to cell phones and pagers whenever a critical pressure or temperature is exceeded, and will call until it gets a response from one of the people being paged.
2] pressure, especially near the critical pressure.
Faculty development has become a critical pressure point for schools.
According to Ken Urtel, Defense Logistics Agency, this new design also eliminates the time, risk and expense associated with the critical pressure hull of the submarine.
But the propeller plane rises with gentle intent, its airscrews pulling it along at a rate sufficient to produce the critical pressure differential around the wings.