What does pressure mean?

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  1. A pressing; a force applied to a surface.
  2. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind
  3. Distress.
  4. Urgency
  5. (obsolete) Impression; stamp; character impressed.
  6. (physics) The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area.
  1. (transitive) To encourage or heavily exert force or influence.
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