The word pressure is a noun. Pressure means (1) the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure, (2) a force that compels, (3) the somatic sensation of pressure, (4) the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit), (5) the state of urgently demanding notice or attention, (6) an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress.
Pressure is also a verb that means (1) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city", (2) exert pressure on someone through threats.
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Browse this pressure cleaning service directory for information about pressure cleaning services in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a man, in protective clothing, pressure washing a concrete surface.
Visit this plastic laminates manufacturer directory for information about plastic high pressure laminate manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The photo on this page depicts plastic laminate samples.
Check out this medical testing service provider directory for information about medical testing services in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a nurse checking the blood pressure of a patient.
Browse this industrial gases manufacturer directory for information about industrial and medical gas manufacturers and distributors in the United States. The photo on this page shows a gas manometer and pressure reducer.
SCUBA divers breathe either compressed air or Nitrox. They obtain this air from cylinders that are strapped to their backs. Each cylinder is fitted with a pressure regulator.
The following articles provide recent pressure-related news.
Medics are calling for emergency legislation to protect them from "inappropriate" legal action over COVID-19 treatment decisions made under the pressure of the pandemic.
Sky News. Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 17:25:00 +0000.
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