low-pressure low-pressure

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not forceful

Usage(s):

  1. Using the casual, low-pressure manner that he still assumes behind a counter, he sold $74,000 in furs in his first four months on the job.
  2. But every so often, one of these low-pressure systems, its winds spinning slowly counterclockwise, starts to strengthen-and that's when the trouble can begin.
  3. Whether that happens is determined by so-called steering currents wind patterns set up by high-pressure ridges and low-pressure troughs.

News

  1. How the L.A. Film Fest Wooed Hollywood

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Hollywood is finally embracing the Los Angeles Film Festival. Studios once reluctant to showcase top films at LAFF, which officially opens on Thursday night in downtown L.A. after a pre-festival screening of "Man of Steel" on Wednesday night, have begun to see its value as a low-pressure showcase for movies with awards aspirations. The turnaround comes ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Red Flag Warning for Flagstaff area Thursday

    The National Weather Service in Bellemont has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Flagstaff area Thursday. According to the Weather Service, the warning is in effect from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday. Winds are slated to begin picking up this afternoon as a low-pressure system moves into the northwestern United States. Officials with the Coconino and Kaibab national forests are advising visitors ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Sun

  3. 5 Questions That Will Close the Sale

    Can't close the sale? Try a few of these simple low-pressure questions. Good salespeople know that asking questions is the most effective way to learn about the needs of your customers. But you’ve got to ask the right questions. Otherwise, you risk scaring prospective customers out the door--or simply annoying them so much that they decide to buy elsewhere. The questions that pay big dividends ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

Quotes

  • "It's a low-pressure gig," McGraw said. "I'm used to doing a big production. To do some small intimate shows is appealing."
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Tim McGraw Source: WKRN

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