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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 reason is that increasing the spark advance the in-cylinder peak pressure (and temperature) raises.
6: Cylinder peak pressure Vs load for uncoated piston and multilayer ceramic coated piston.
To characterize said events, peak to peak pressure oscillations were used in this study.
The peak pressure of the shock wave generated by the electric pulse device is higher than 100 MPa (Fig.
2009) suggested that running shoes have an influence on loading patterns, and examined differences between training shoes and racing flats; they demonstrated significantly higher maximum force and peak pressures in the racing flats.
The optimal structure needs to have less cushion peak pressure, proper cushion time, slower cushion final velocity, and no reverse impact.
At half throttle, the maximum peak pressure and imep occurred at the operations have two distinct peaks of energy release rates at certain operating conditions, which diminishes at the misfiring limits.
In general, most researchers agree that setting a goal of keeping the peak pressures under the client at or below 80 mmHg , in conjunction with ensuring the wheelchair user is performing adequate pressure shifts, as often as every eight minutes, will often ensure victory in pressure wound prevention.
Thus, in pressure controlled ventilation, the peak pressure is limited, reducing the chance of barotraumas.
One study reviewed showed that for every 1% increase in tip clearance (based on chord) there was a 5% decrease in peak pressure rise across a compressor.
Hennig and collegues [9] determined peak pressure and relative loads under the feet of typical children and adults.
you don't get a sharp peak pressure soon after ignition followed by a rapid fall off in pressure--you rapidly build up to peak pressure and hold it there for a couple of milliseconds before it begins to fall.
The system achieves its highest output of 350,000 standard cubic meters an hour in parallel, and peak pressure of over 160 bar in series operation.