Pressure synonyms and antonyms

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​(uncountable) The ability to attack, control, or constrain.
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A force or combination of forces exerting such a pull against the resistance of the material
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The opposing reaction or cohesiveness of a body resisting such force
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the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
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The driving force of a propeller in the line of its shaft
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An argument or other statement intended to influence one's opinions or beliefs; a way of persuading someone. [from 14th c.]
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(Engineering) A statement (in domain specific terms) which specifies a verifiable constraint on an implementation that it shall undeniably meet or (a) be deemed unacceptable, or (b) result in implementation failure, or (c) result in system failure.
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(--- Physics) The force of gravity acting on a body, equal to the mass of the body multiplied by the acceleration of gravity
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(Informal) Pressure or influence brought to bear, as in extortion
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The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
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A thing hard to bear; specific cause of discomfort or suffering, as poverty, pain, etc.
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The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.
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An instance of this; unlucky accident; mishap; mischance
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The state or fact of being in need.
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(Psychiatry) The mechanism by which ideas, impulses, etc. are repressed
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To compel is to force someone do something or make something happen.
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The definition of strength is power, potency or toughness.
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The definition of influence is the power that someone has over someone or something.
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The act of shearing, or something removed by shearing
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The definition of a compulsion is an irresistible urge to do something or on obsession with something, or a constraint or an unstoppable force causing action.
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A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
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The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.
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The state of being unnatural.
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To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
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The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
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The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered.
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Something which helps; a material source of help.
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The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
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The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
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To stop bothering.
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(Religion, usually as the Mass) The sacrament of the Eucharist.
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A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
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The definition of confinement is the action or state of being contained or kept in a place or situation.
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A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
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Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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A feeling of being weighed down in mind or body:
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A means or instrument of restraining
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Social pressure
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To entreat or plead with; ask, persuade, or solicit earnestly; press; exhort
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A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
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To encumber with a burden (in any of the noun senses of the word).
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The re-encoding of data (usually the binary data used by computers) into a form that uses fewer bits of information than the original data. Compression is often used to speed the transmission of data such as text or visual images, or to minimize the memory resources needed to store such data.
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the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
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To coerce (into doing something) as by threats
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The use of force or threats; compulsion
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(Computing) The addition of a data item to the top of a stack.
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To use force against in order to harm; start a fight with; strike out at with physical or military force; assault
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To bring about or gain by pressure, threat, or force:
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A cause of pain, suffering, or distress:
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The improper use of economic power to alter, shape, or otherwise control the actions of another.
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Inner contentment; serenity:
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The definition of oblige is to compel, force or obligate someone to do something by force, or to do as someone wishes, or to be indebted to someone.
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Release from a post or duty, such as that of sentinel.
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A heavy burden or weight
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The rate at which work is done, or energy expended, per unit time. Power is usually measured in watts (especially for electrical power) or horsepower (especially for mechanical power). For a path conducting electrical current, such as a component in an electric circuit, P = VI, where P is the power dissipated along the path, V is the voltage across the path, and I is the current through the path.
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To exert force in or for dragging, tugging, or attracting something
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Freedom from difficulty; facility; adroitness
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A metal or plastic part made with a press.
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(Physics, meteorology) The pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere above an area.
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Atmospheric pressure
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the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
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The state or condition of being imperative.
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The state of being insistent
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The quality of being insistent.
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To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
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To force (a person) to do something by threatening, as if with a blackjack
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The definition of an encumbrance is a burden or hindrance, or a claim attached to a piece of property or other asset by a lender until the loan is paid in full.
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Internal energy that is transferred to a physical system from outside the system because of a difference in temperature and does not result in work done by the system on its surroundings. Absorption of energy by a system as heat takes the form of increased kinetic energy of its molecules, thus resulting in an increase in temperature of the system. Heat is transferred from one system to another in the direction of higher to lower temperature.
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Ease in moving, acting, or doing:
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Intense force or great power, as in natural phenomena:
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To arrange or agree to:
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To keep nearly standard atmospheric pressure inside (an airplane, spacesuit, submarine, etc.)
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To drag, pull, especially forcibly.
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