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Engelsk navneord: pressure

1. pressure (om fænomen) the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe compressed gas exerts an increased pressure.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force per unit area, pressure level


Mindre specifikke termerphysical phenomenon


Mere specifikke termerblood pressure, corpuscular-radiation pressure, gas pressure, head, hydrostatic head, instantaneous sound pressure, intraocular pressure, IOP, oil pressure, osmotic pressure, radiation pressure, sound pressure, suction, vapor pressure, vapour pressure

2. pressure (om egenskab) a force that compels


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe public brought pressure to bear on the government.


Mindre specifikke termerforce

3. pressure (om handling) the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave the button a press.
He used pressure to stop the bleeding.
At the pressing of a button.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)press, pressing


Mindre specifikke termerpush, pushing


Mere specifikke termercompressing, compression, impression

4. pressure (om tilstand) the state of demanding notice or attention


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe insistence of their hunger.
The press of business matters.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press


Mindre specifikke termerurgency

5. pressure (om erkendelse) the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pressure sensation


Mindre specifikke termersomaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia

6. pressure (om tilstand) an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress


Mindre specifikke termerdistress

7. pressure (om fænomen) the pressure exerted by the atmosphere


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)air pressure, atmospheric pressure


Mindre specifikke termergas pressure


Mere specifikke termerbarometric pressure, compartment pressure, overpressure, sea-level pressure


Engelsk udsagnsord: pressure

1. pressure (om adfærd) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe forced him to take a job in the city.
He squeezed her for information.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey pressure him to write the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)coerce, force, hale, squeeze


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something


Mindre specifikke termercompel, obligate, oblige


Mere specifikke termerbludgeon, bring oneself, dragoon, drive, railroad, sandbag, squeeze for, steamroll, steamroller, terrorise, terrorize, turn up the heat, turn up the pressure


Medføreract, move

2. pressure (om adfærd) exert pressure on someone through threats


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blackjack, blackmail


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeract upon, influence, work









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