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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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cs] and observing the slow rise in pressure on the capacitance manometer, the sum of outgassing and inward leakage was measured to be 2 X [10.
Vegetarians typically have lower blood pressure than non-vegetarians, possibly for dietary reasons or because vegetarians tend to have lower weights.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, disproportionately affects African Americans.
Running away from pressure will not help the cause.
Making the problem even more urgent for subacute providers are the cost constraints of Medicare's new prospective payment for SNFs: Under the new system, it has become increasingly necessary to determine the true cost of treating pressure ulcers, and to reduce those costs by healing the condition more quickly--or preventing it in those patients not yet affected.
Someone probably set it there thinking more pressure was good," I speculate.
Laminators from 30 to 100 ft long and up to 20 psi operating pressure.
Breathing filtered air for 2 hours had no effect on blood pressure.
The latest regulation calls for a system that measures pressure simultaneously in all four tires with a warning light activated when any one of the tires is underinflated by more than 25% of the vehicle manufacturer's recommended inflation pressure.
But researchers also found both sexes could reduce their lifetime risk by controlling their blood pressure - those with high blood pressure had more than twice the stroke risk than people with normal blood pressure.
So why, despite the advances in prevention and treatment, do pressure ulcers still occur at such high rates in some long-term care facilities?
Defiance patternmakers "fitted" a jacket core cavity to allow pressure measurements while maintaining the proper seal during the blow cycle.
Among the negative health effects of lead absorption are demonstrated increases in blood pressure and the risk of developing chronic high blood pressure, or hypertension.
The zone pressure package has become one of the hottest concepts in defensive football.