pressing

All Verb Noun Adjective
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  • A second player can join the game at any time by pressing start.
  • The second pressing seems to be the most common one available on the secondary market.
  • During that period, anti-air defense proved to be the most pressing problem.
  • The album sold out its initial pressing in the United States in two weeks.
  • The book also filled a very pressing need in the late 1960s.
  • Whether this test pressing was intended to be released as the actual album is unknown.
  • One of the most pressing problems was the lack of stone.
  • In his public writing and in his novels, he drew attention to pressing social issues of the time.
  • Home pressing and cooking of tongue has become less common over the last fifty years.
  • By fall, there was a pressing need for a national organization.
  • In other games, pressing these buttons will cause the code to not work.
  • He started with preaching but saw there were other pressing needs for them and their families.
  • The first was not very original in its concept, nor one called to meet a pressing theological question.
  • When the pressing force is removed the spring attains its original state.
  • By simply pressing, gedit can be turned into a full-screen writing program.
  • Some lower market cymbals are not turned at all and are produced by pressing rather than turning.
  • The greater force in pressing and the longer burn make this method more expensive.
  • Many became disappointed with the lack of progress on many pressing issues.
  • This may be produced from a single cold pressing.
  • Pressing the enter button causes the numbers to stop one at a time.
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Root form of pressing is press for the verb.

Words starting with pressing

Meaning of pressing

  • noun 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
  • noun A metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press
  • verb Exert pressure or force to or upon
    He pressed down on the boards, press your thumb on this spot
  • verb Place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
    pressed flowers
  • verb Crowd closely
    The crowds pressed along the street
  • verb Create by pressing
    Press little holes into the soft clay
  • verb Be urgent
    This is a pressing problem
  • verb Press from a plastic
    press a record
  • verb Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby
    `Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman