Definition of Pressure. Meaning of Pressure. Synonyms of Pressure

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Definition of Pressure

Pressure
Pressure Pres"sure, n. Electro-motive force.

Meaning of Pressure from wikipedia

- distributed. Gauge pressure (also spelled gage pressure) is the pressure relative to the ambient pressure. Various units are used to express pressure. Some of these...
- Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. Most of this pressure is due to work done by the heart by pumping...
- Atmospheric pressure, also known as barometric pressure (after the barometer), is the pressure within the atmosphere of Earth. The standard atmosphere...
- Negative pressure may refer to: Negative pressure variable Negative relative pressure, pressure lower than a reference value, such as that of the surroundings:...
- media Vapor pressure (or vapour pressure in British English; see spelling differences) or equilibrium vapor pressure is defined as the pressure exerted by...
- Sound pressure or acoustic pressure is the local pressure deviation from the ambient (average or equilibrium) atmospheric pressure, caused by a sound wave...
- Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, are localized damage to the skin and/or underlying tissue that usually occur over a bony prominence as a result...
- Pressure cooking is the process of cooking food at high pressure, employing water or a water-based cooking liquid, in a sealed vessel known as a pressure...
- Negative room pressure is an isolation technique used in hospitals and medical centers to prevent cross-contamination from room to room. It includes a...
- Peer pressure (or social pressure) is the direct influence on people by peers, or the effect on an individual who gets encouraged to follow their peers...
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