Definition of Pressure


  • the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
    - atmospheric pressure - air pressure
  • an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
  • the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
    "the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"
    - pressure sensation
  • the state of demanding notice or attention
    "the insistence of their hunger"
    "the press of business matters"
  • the act of pressing
    the exertion of pressure
    "he gave the button a press"
    "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"
    "at the pressing of a button"
  • a force that compels
    "the public brought pressure to bear on the government"
  • the force applied to a unit area of surface
    measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
    "the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"
    - pressure level - force per unit area


  • exert pressure on someone through threats
  • to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    "He squeezed her for information"
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Unscramble pressure

144 unscramble word found using the letters pressure.

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