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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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Figures 6(a) and 6(b) exhibit the simulated squared absolute pressure and the transient pressure field distribution of the reflected waves, respectively.
Epstein and Piesset derived equations that describe the time to dissolution of a bubble in relation to absolute pressure, dissolved gas tension, and surface tension.
Experiments were carried out at three different temperature levels (35[degrees]C, 55[degrees]C, and 70[degrees]C) and three different absolute pressure levels (0.03, 0.06, and 0.1 MPa).
Table 2 also indicates the mean values for the sound velocity c, the relative sound attenuation [[alpha].sub.rel.], the compound temperature [T.sub.KM] and the absolute pressure [p.sub.KM], including their standard deviation over a process time of [DELTA][t.sub.proc] = 5 minutes.
M Wiener, On the Absolute Pressure Calibration of Condenser Microphones by the Reciprocity Method, J.
OMRON Corporation (TOKYO:6645) (OTC:OMRNY) today announced that it will release in January 2013, an absolute pressure sensor capable of accurately detecting 50cm altitudinal variations through highly precise sensing of air pressure fluctuation.
For this purpose a pressure cuff which surrounds the tissues of the eyeball is infliated till 4 mmHg of absolute pressure. This pressure is maintained an average of 1 minute while blood flow velocities are measured in both segments of the OA.
Also, such studies have not considered important engine parameters such as rpm, temperature and manifold absolute pressure which play a vital role in engine kinetics.
where P is absolute muscle pressure, [P.sub.a] is absolute ambient pressure, V is muscle volume, [f.sub.v] is coefficient describing the flow direction ([f.sub.v]= 1 for inflation and [f.sub.v] = 1 for deflation), Ca is aerodynamic correction coefficient, [A.sub.v] is valve area, [], and [P.sub.out] are pressures different for inflation and deflation (for inflation [], is absolute pressure of the filling compressed air and Pout is absolute muscle pressure, for deflation [], is absolute muscle pressure and [P.sub.out] is absolute ambient pressure).
The volume behind the diaphragm is evacuated and glass sealed to provide an absolute pressure reference.
Shots on Shots off Offside Fouls 13 Corners Bookings 222 10 3 REFWATCH DOUGIE McDONALD turned in an excellent performance in an absolute pressure cooker.
The 8540 series of miniature high-sensitivity piezoresistive absolute pressure transducers range from 15 to 500 psia, with a face diameter of 0.15 in.
A common Continental design is an absolute pressure controller (or a variation called a slope controller) that samples upper deck pressure and then regulates oil pressure to position the wastegate to maintain a constant manifold pressure.
Measurement ranges are available in both gauge and absolute pressure references from 15 psia to 9000 psig.
The reference face can be open to the atmosphere to measure gauge pressure, and when the other side is open to a sealed volume with fixed reference pressure, absolute pressure is measured.