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  • This change would cause the blood pressure to fall back to its normal range.
  • The pressure was then on the home side to avoid the follow-on.
  • States which do not do so face considerable moral and political pressure.
  • A number of pressure groups also exist on the island.
  • Thus changes in flow direction and speed are directly caused by the non-uniform pressure.
  • In this article only the constant pressure case is considered.
  • It discharges by using high pressure air to move air out of the way.
  • Iraq came under heavy international pressure to end the war.
  • Blood vessels can sense resistance of blood flow against the walls when blood pressure increases.
  • He also has extensive knowledge of pressure points.
  • A pressure difference can exist only if something is there for it to push against.
  • Outside doctors can feel under pressure from care home staff.
  • Later in life, he also suffered constant minor ailments such as high blood pressure.
  • What are the extended dimensions of the pressure of the two parts?
  • The pressure sphere provided just enough room for two people.
  • The pressure of the wind on its face is balanced by a spring.
  • We apply it to the special case that the pressure at the surface is uniform.
  • The higher external air pressure helps conduct heat away from the glass.
  • International pressure forced Kaunda to change the rules that had kept him in power.
  • Light pressure is equal to the power of the light beam divided by c, the speed of light.
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Meaning of pressure

  • noun 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
  • noun A force that compels
    the public brought pressure to bear on the government
  • noun The somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
    the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal
  • noun An oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress