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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 objectives of this work were as follows: (a) to evaluate operational characteristics of PRVs based on requirements stated by ISO 10522 (1993) and (b) to model the regulated pressure as a function of inlet pressure and flow rate through the valve considering hysteresis.
So the total pressure must decrease everywhere in the air-distribution system with the exception of the fan.
In accordance with Figure 1, total pressure of the fan (Pt) is defined as the difference between total outlet and inlet fan pressures.
Normal Blood Pressure rises steadily from about 90/60 at birth to about 120/80 in a healthy adult.
Blood pressure is always given as two numbers, the systolic and diastolic pressures.
Pressure cooking is as simple as 1, 2 and 3--prepare, cook and serve.
On Earth's surface, your body is constantly exposed to the pressure of the air molecules in the atmosphere.
Dynisco LLC, which supplies pressure sensors and controls, is leading the charge for networked controls in this country because of the simpler wiring and installation, faster and more accurate data collection, and faster device response time.
In response to this, a fire pump is provided for the fire protection system and a constant pressure booster system is used for domestic water purposes.
The dust stop systems essentially differ in the way the surface pressure is applied.
The Blood Pressure Association (BPA) says 5.3 million people with high blood pressure are unaware of their condition, while only 1.6 million of those who are can control their blood pressure to target levels.
Arterial stiffness is a significant cause of increased blood pressure, which in turn may cause cardiovascular events.
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.
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.
Among older people, the threat of scalding attributed to pressure and temperature changes is dramatically increased because: