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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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Although the nominal rotation speed of the unmodified compressor is 1700 rpm, we typically operate the modified compressor at 800 rpm or less because the small improvement in inlet pressure obtained at higher speeds does not justify the increased stress, wear, and noise.
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.
We are extremely pleased to have found in King Pharmaceuticals a partner so committed to raising public awareness about the risks high blood pressure poses and its relationship to cardiovascular disease," said Dr.
Review of Key End-Use Opportunities for Smart Pressure Sensors II-10
Laminators from 30 to 100 ft long and up to 20 psi operating pressure.
The results suggest that organic particles or unidentified compounds associated with them have the strongest effect on blood pressure.
Due to the high pressure inside the mixing chamber, the paste created is slowly squeezed outwards along the rotor shafts.
Although many scientists have conducted tests at high pressures or high temperatures, "this could very well be the highest combination of pressure and temperature" ever reached in experiments on any mineral, he notes.
When your ears start to hurt as you change altitudes, either during takeoff or landing, they are sending a signal that the eustachian tube - the canal that leads from the middle ear to the back of the throat behind the nose - has failed to help equalize the pressure quickly enough, a common problem when a flier is congested or experiencing inflammation from even mild allergies or a cold.
It was necessary for both compressors to generate air at a discharge pressure of 120 psig so that the end-use applications would receive air at no less than 90 psig.
Lyder's mention in our January issue of ultrasound technology for use in assessing pressure ulcers ("Battling Pressure Ulcers: Consistency Means Success," p.