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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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One milliliter of whole blood was passed through FMSA devices of the same gap widths and under the same driving pressure conditions investigated for capture efficiency.
The pulmonary driving pressure is the mean pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP) minus the LAP.
h] diameter of micro-hole [sigma] (m) dP driving pressure difference (Pa) [d.
The influence of capillary pressure assumes a relatively greater contribution as a result of the low epidural venous driving pressures.
We saw that since airway resistance (Raw) is the opposition or "resistance" to flow in the human airways as the result of the forces of molecular friction, it is defined as the ratio of driving pressure or force to the rate of air flow.
BOSTON -- Enterprises ranked environmental regulations and industry standards as the strongest driving pressure behind their decisions to address product compliance requirements early in the product development lifecycle, says a new Aberdeen Report.
BOSTON -- Enterprises ranked protecting the company brand as the strongest driving pressure behind their decisions in managing marketing, says an AberdeenGroup report.
Driving pressure and flow to the nebulizer during inspiration varied from one ventilator brand to the other and was responsible for significantly altering nebulizer performance and treatment duration.
Recalling our physics and fundamental pulmonary physiology training, we are all familiar with the relationships between flow and driving pressure versus the resistive characteristics of the conduit through which we are attempting to maintain fluid flow.
Tidal volumes are dependant on and proportional to, the driving pressure and the inspiratory/expiratory ratio.
This is driving pressures on manufacturing that are significant enough on their own to justify the reduction.