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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 effects of the gap width and driving pressure on cell recovery were investigated.
The driving pressure of the natural ventilation system is on the order of 0.
Severe, chronic RV failure may be surprisingly well tolerated if the pulmonary driving pressure can be maintained and the PVR remains low.
The driving pressure difference (dP in Equation (6)) is defined as:
where R and L are the die radius and die length, [DELTA]P is the driving pressure, and q is the volumetric flow rate.
Driving pressure from society demands that companies account for their behaviour and reconsider their role in different ways.
The driving pressure for change must come from industry managers, concerned citizens, and educators whose own futures are affected.
The driving pressure (Pd) (Pd = PM − SGP) for V can be measured and recorded through the polysomnography [Figure 1].
However, unless PEEP is used with it (thereby limiting the exhalation driving pressure for airflow and ventilation efficiency), APRV does not assure that such closure of lung units does not occur.
And the German king of survival admitted his Cottagers were not under the same driving pressure to avoid the drop as "small-town" clubs, such as Norwich and Sunderland.
The low driving pressure increases the relative contribution of capillary action to the flowrate.
Announcement of competition: Plug Driving pressure and pump wires
Airway resistance is actually the barometric driving pressure required to create the flow of air in out of the lungs at different lung volumes.