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The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
“Selected areas were studied using a variable pressure SEM in backscattered electron mode.”
A sense of stressful urgency caused by having too many demands on one's time or resources
“But many didn't arrive on Saturday and angry parents say the delay has piled on pressure at an already stressful time.”
The use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something
“We don't have a charter and we don't have pressure from shareholders demanding profits and wanting to see readership figures.”
To persuade forcefully
“It might be possible to pressure him into resigning.”
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