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12 entries found for pressure. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1pres·sure
Pronunciation: primarystresspresh-schwar
Function: noun
1 : a force or influence that cannot be avoided <social pressure>
2 : the application of force to something by something else in direct contact with it <keep steady pressure on the gas pedal>
3 a : the action of a force against an opposing force b : the force applied over a surface divided by its area c : the force exerted as a result of the weight of the atmosphere
4 : the stress or burden of matters demanding attention <works well under pressure>

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