Definition of pressure:

part of speech: noun

Act of pressing: a squeezing: the state of being pressed: impulse: constraining force: that which presses or afflicts: difficulties: urgency: ( physics) the action of force on something resisting it.

part of speech: noun

Tension in plant tissue caused by the turgidity of the cells.

part of speech: noun

A heavy bearing down or pushing against; force or weight acting against anything; a force which drives ahead; as, to work under pressure; burden; urgent or insistent demand; as, the pressure of work.

part of speech: noun

Act of pressing; state of being pressed; urgency; force.

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