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Pressure vs. Somaesthesia

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Pressurenoun

A pressing; a force applied to a surface.

‘Apply pressure to the wound to stop the bleeding.’;

Somaesthesianoun

the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations;

‘he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes’;

Pressurenoun

A contrasting force or impulse of any kind

‘the pressure of poverty; the pressure of taxes; the pressure of motives on the mind; the pressure of civilization.’;

Somaesthesianoun

the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs

Pressurenoun

Distress.

‘She has felt pressure lately because her boss expects her to get the job done by the first.’;

Pressurenoun

Urgency

‘the pressure of business''’;

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Pressurenoun

(obsolete) Impression; stamp; character impressed.

Pressurenoun

(physics) The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area.

Pressureverb

(transitive) To encourage or heavily exert force or influence.

‘Do not let anyone pressure you into buying something you do not want.’;

Pressurenoun

The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of the hand.

Pressurenoun

A contrasting force or impulse of any kind; as, the pressure of poverty; the pressure of taxes; the pressure of motives on the mind; the pressure of civilization.

‘Where the pressure of danger was not felt.’;

Pressurenoun

Affliction; distress; grievance.

‘My people's pressures are grievous.’; ‘In the midst of his great troubles and pressures.’;

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Pressurenoun

Urgency; as, the pressure of business.

Pressurenoun

Impression; stamp; character impressed.

‘All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past.’;

Pressurenoun

The action of a force against some obstacle or opposing force; a force in the nature of a thrust, distributed over a surface, often estimated with reference to the amount upon a unit's area.

Pressurenoun

Electro-motive force.

Pressurenoun

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’;

Pressurenoun

a force that compels;

‘the public brought pressure to bear on the government’;

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Pressurenoun

the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure;

‘he gave the button a press’; ‘he used pressure to stop the bleeding’; ‘at the pressing of a button’;

Pressurenoun

the state of urgently demanding notice or attention;

‘the press of business matters’;

Pressurenoun

the somatic sensation of pressure;

‘the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal’;

Pressurenoun

an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

Pressureverb

to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :

‘She forced him to take a job in the city’; ‘He squeezed her for information’;

Pressureverb

exert pressure on someone through threats

Pressurenoun

continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it

‘the gate was buckling under the pressure of the crowd outside’;

Pressurenoun

the force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact

‘gas can be fed to the turbines at a pressure of around 250 psi’;

Pressurenoun

the use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something

‘backbenchers put pressure on the government to provide safeguards’; ‘the many pressures on girls to worry about their looks’;

Pressurenoun

the influence or effect of someone or something

‘oil prices came under some downwards pressure’;

Pressurenoun

a sense of stressful urgency caused by having too many demands on one's time or resources

‘he resigned due to pressure of work’; ‘the pressures of city life’;

Pressureverb

attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something

‘it might be possible to pressure him into resigning’; ‘she pressured her son to accept a job offer from the bank’;

Pressure

Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed. Gauge pressure (also spelled gage pressure) is the pressure relative to the ambient pressure.

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