pressures

All Noun Verb
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  • Self-producing has allowed the band to do so without the pressures of a record label.
  • Only at very high pressures do we need to worry about such changes.
  • Eventually, his suspension was extended to six full months due to political pressures.
  • Despite Culture Club's commercial success, there were significant pressures within the band.
  • Over time, market pressures have caused further changes in the way models are designed and manufactured.
  • Development pressures on small islands are increasing, although their effects are not always anticipated.
  • Pressure equipment must be rated to well over the expected well pressures.
  • Until then, the dancers must match pressures without moving their hands.
  • When he refuses to hit her, though, she pressures him, becoming more emotional.
  • He eventually dropped out of high school in his senior year due to the pressures of balancing school with working.
  • The idea was put off by the pressures of management, and the touring continued.
  • Many women feel these pressures, while others have become accustomed to being treated inferior to men.
  • Due mainly to these pressures, the President resigned the same year.
  • When it was learned that no such condition had ever been recorded, financial pressures encouraged the formation of a football team.
  • Population pressures have since resulted in the ninth island being settled.
  • Career pressures drove them apart and they broke up.
  • Religion can also lead to societal pressures against cohabitation especially within highly religious communities.
  • It is generally true that all suits are more mobile at lower pressures.
  • The child actor may experience unique and negative pressures when working under tight production schedules.
  • The following table lists some typical values for air at different pressures and at room temperature.
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Root form of pressures is pressure for both verb and noun.

Meaning of pressures

  • 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