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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Due to hypercarbic respiratory acidosis, tachypnea, and hypoxia, she was immediately placed on noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) (Philips Respironics V60) with the following settings: inspiratory positive airway pressure (IPAP) of 14 cm H2O, expiratory positive airway pressure (EPAP) of 12 cm H2O, respiratory rate of 15, and FiO2 of 100%.
Incentive spirometry with expiratory positive airway pressure brings benefits after myocardial revascularization.
Effect of expiratory positive airway pressure on sleep disordered breathing.
A bi-level CPAP system delivers two different positive pressure levels--an inspiratory positive airway pressure, or IPAP, and an expiratory positive airway pressure, or EPAP The difference between these two pressure levels is commonly referred to as the pressure support.
When setting bilevel therapy, it is important to set the expiratory positive airway pressure at a level that is sufficient to ensure that airway patency is maintained.