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  • n  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
  • n  a force that compels
    the public brought pressure to bear on the government
  • n  the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    he used pressure to stop the bleeding
  • n  the state of demanding notice or attention
  • n  the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
    the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal
  • n  an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
  • n  the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
  • v  to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
  • v  exert pressure on someone through threats

  • It was linked to significantly higher blood pressure in children the more TV kids watched, the higher their blood pressure and the effect held true regardless of whether a .
  • As early as age 10, kids feel pressure to have a "perfect body" According to a study published in the journal BMC Public Health, children as young as 10- and 11-years-old .
  • Michely constructed a simple device: a strong-walled pressure vessel with a valve and a nozzle at one end.
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  • Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Closes Final Tranche of Series J Above Market Private Placement - Total Amount Raised in ...
    SOUTH EASTON, Mass., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" or the "Company") today announced that it has closed the third and final tranche of ...
    June 14, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Under pressure, hipster retailer drops prescription line
    Urban Outfitters is apparently axing its tongue-in-cheek prescription drug line under pressure from health advocates and attorneys general, including Florida’s Pam Bondi. Bondi’s staff said the Philadelphia-based chain did not contact her office but instead the AG learned about it online. CNN reported that the company intends to drop the accessories that include a set [...]
    June 14, 2013 - The Palm Beach Post
  • High-Pressure Gun deep cleans grout areas.
    Featuring rotary nozzle, Gatling Gun™ Grouter delivers truck-mount power using portable 500 psi Kaivac No-Touch™ Cleaning system. High-pressure water rotates rapid-fire nozzle, loosening up ground-in, built-up, and embedded soils without rigorous manual brushing and harsh chemicals. Grout lines return to original color, leaving floors clean and healthy. This story is related to the ...
    June 14, 2013 - ThomasNet

  • Kim Yong-Hyun in The Associated Press
    North Korea is pressing the US to come forward to a bilateral meeting to try to deflect the pressure it faces over the ship issue and move the atmosphere toward dialogue and (a resumption of) six-nation talks on the North's nuclear programs,...
  • Jairam Ramesh in TIME
    There is simply no case for the pressure that we, who have been among the lowest emitters per capita, face to actually reduce emissions,Ramesh said to Clinton at a conference on climate change in Gurgaon, near New Delhi, on July 19. "And...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu in TIME
    Obviously, we hope that it's possible to stop Iran's programs by this US-led effort to put maximum pressureon the Iranians, especially their main energy sector, Netanyahu said.

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