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Pressure

Meanings and phrases

pressure

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n.
  1. the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit); pressure level; force per unit area
  2. a force that compels
  3. the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure; press; pressing
  4. the state of demanding notice or attention; imperativeness; insistence; insistency; press
  5. the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin; pressure sensation
  6. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere; atmospheric pressure; air pressure
  7. an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

pressure

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v.
  1. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :; coerce; hale; squeeze; force
  2. exert pressure on someone through threats; blackmail; blackjack

acoustic radiation pressure

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n.
  1. (acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave

air pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere; atmospheric pressure; pressure
E.g.
  • More air pressure gives more pre-load, and vice versa.
  • Tempe's old dams were computer controlled to maintain air pressure of .
  • Air jets spin the yarn by creating air pressure through a spinning vortex.

arterial pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure of the circulating blood on the arteries

atmospheric pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere; air pressure; pressure
E.g.
  • These tests took place at atmospheric pressure.
  • One model for the atmospheric pressure at a height " is .
  • The sublimation point at atmospheric pressure is −84.0 °C.

barometric pressure

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n.
  1. atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer
E.g.
  • A barometric pressure of was observed that day.
  • Upon making landfall, a barometric pressure of 1007 mb accompanied the storm.
  • Early on the following day, the storm reached its minimum barometric pressure of .

blood pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health
E.g.
  • High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms.
  • Including holes in the heart, and high blood pressure.
  • This even brings down Terry's blood pressure.

compartment pressure

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n.
  1. the air pressure maintained in an air-tight compartment (as in an aircraft)

corpuscular-radiation pressure

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n.
  1. the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave; radiation pressure

diastolic pressure

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n.
  1. the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) after the contraction of the heart while the chambers of the heart refill with blood

gas pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure exerted by a gas
E.g.
  • Pulleys and weights were supplied to regulate the gas pressure.
  • The gas pressure can make a flexible suit very rigid, like an inflated balloon.
  • Comets are suspected of splitting due to thermal stress, internal gas pressure, or impact.

high blood pressure

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n.
  1. a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater); hypertension
E.g.
  • Including holes in the heart, and high blood pressure.
  • It is a reasonable initial treatment for high blood pressure.
  • The primary side effect of phenylephrine is high blood pressure.

instantaneous sound pressure

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n.
  1. the difference between the instantaneous pressure at a point in a sound field and the average pressure at that point; sound pressure

intraocular pressure

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n.
  1. pressure exerted by the fluids inside the eyeball; regulated by resistance to the outward flow of aqueous humor; IOP
E.g.
  • An initial reduction in the intraocular pressure of 20% from baseline is suggested.
  • In iritis and traumatic perforating ocular injuries, the intraocular pressure is usually low.
  • Local anaesthesia has a rapid onset of action and provides a dilated pupil with low intraocular pressure.

oil pressure

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n.
  1. pressure that keeps oil on the moving parts of an internal-combustion engine
E.g.
  • gauge, and oil pressure were standard.
  • An oil pressure gauge is fitted.
  • The oil pressure switch was now located at the rear of the cylinder block.

osmotic pressure

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n.
  1. (physical chemistry) the pressure exerted by a solution necessary to prevent osmosis into that solution when it is separated from the pure solvent by a semipermeable membrane
E.g.
  • These include, biodegradation, osmotic pressure, diffusion, etc.
  • Glycine betaine, found in osmolytes, stabilizes osmotic pressure in cells.
  • This creates osmotic pressure and draws water into CSF, facilitated by aquaporins.

pressure cabin

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n.
  1. cabin consisting of the pressurized section of an aircraft or spacecraft

pressure cooker

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n.
  1. autoclave for cooking at temperatures above the boiling point of water

pressure dome

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n.
  1. a dome-shaped building that is pressurized

pressure feed

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n.
  1. mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings; lubricating system; force-feed lubricating system; force feed; pressure-feed lubricating system

pressure gage

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n.
  1. gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure; pressure gauge

pressure gauge

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n.
  1. gauge for measuring and indicating fluid pressure; pressure gage

pressure group

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n.
  1. a group of people who try actively to influence legislation; lobby; third house
E.g.
  • Mebyon Kernow was formed in 1951, initially as a pressure group.
  • Liberty, the civil liberties pressure group, said the measure was "excessive".
  • Benn helped form the Local Schools Network in 2010, a pro-state schools pressure group.

pressure level

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n.
  1. the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit); pressure; force per unit area

pressure point

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n.
  1. any of several points on the body where the pulse can be felt and where pressure on an underlying artery will control bleeding from that artery at a more distal point
  2. where problems or difficulties are likely to occur
  3. an area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure

pressure sensation

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n.
  1. the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin; pressure

pressure sore

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n.
  1. a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients); bedsore; decubitus ulcer

pressure suit

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n.
  1. protective garment consisting of an inflatable suit for space or high altitude flying

pressure unit

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n.
  1. a unit measuring force per unit area

radiation pressure

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n.
  1. the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave; corpuscular-radiation pressure
E.g.
  • This implies that the sodium atoms are driven away from the comet's head by radiation pressure.
  • He began by extending Karl Schwarzschild's earlier work on radiation pressure in Emden polytropic models.
  • In the case of comets, nongravitational forces, such as radiation pressure and gas drag, must be taken into account.

sea-level pressure

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n.
  1. the atmospheric pressure reduced by a formula to the pressure at sea level

sound pressure

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n.
  1. the difference between the instantaneous pressure at a point in a sound field and the average pressure at that point; instantaneous sound pressure
E.g.
  • The "dB" means decibels of sound pressure level (SPL).
  • This effectively provides a boost in sound pressure levels.
  • They were touted to deliver up to 126 decibels of sound pressure.

sound pressure level

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n.
  1. the physical intensity of sound; acoustic power

standard pressure

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n.
  1. a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade; standard atmosphere; atmosphere; atm

systolic pressure

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n.
  1. the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) during the contraction of the left ventricle of the heart

turn up the pressure

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v.
  1. apply great or increased pressure; turn up the heat

vapor pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure exerted by a vapor; often understood to mean saturated vapor pressure (the vapor pressure of a vapor in contact with its liquid form); vapour pressure
E.g.
  • DBP has a low vapor pressure of 2.67 x 10 Pa.
  • Consequently, the vapor pressure of the whole system increases.
  • By using disilane gas, the silicon vapor pressure can be controlled.

vapour pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure exerted by a vapor; often understood to mean saturated vapor pressure (the vapor pressure of a vapor in contact with its liquid form); vapor pressure

venous pressure

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n.
  1. the pressure exerted on the walls of the veins by the circulating blood

high pressure

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E.g.
  • A third form exists at high pressure.
  • The gas is stored at high pressure.
  • It discharges by using high pressure air to move air out of the way.

low pressure

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E.g.
  • It was last noted as a low pressure area on November 23.
  • Generally these are used for low pressure.
  • A low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on July 29.

put pressure

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E.g.
  • They put pressure on Arana to improve operations.
  • This put pressure on the government to solve their differences.
  • This put pressure on the Australian defence which in turn collapsed.

political pressure

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E.g.
  • Xi may also face domestic political pressure.
  • I will not bow to any political pressure.
  • Police and political pressure caused the organization to disband.

pressure hull

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E.g.
  • The pressure hull aft was blown open, "U-527" sank instantly.
  • She had a total length of , a pressure hull length of , a beam of , a height of , and a draught of .

temperature and pressure

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E.g.
  • As the solutions rise the temperature and pressure fall.
  • The density of a material varies with temperature and pressure.
  • Therefore, temperature and pressure control deformation processes.

increasing pressure

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E.g.
  • With increasing pressure the transition temperature increases.
  • As a result, Telfair experienced increasing pressure from various local media.
  • It noted that the trend was towards an increasing pressure on New Zealand's natural capital.

partial pressure

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E.g.
  • Likewise "K" for gases depends on partial pressure.
  • Similarly, the partial pressure of B changes dP.
  • The partial pressure of A changes by dP over the distance dx.

water pressure

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E.g.
  • This reduces the water velocity and water pressure at the turbine exit.
  • There were also lateral boards supporting the sides against water pressure.
  • During undrained shear, the water pressure u changes depending on volume change tendencies.

public pressure

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E.g.
  • And gradually there's increasing public pressure, I think, to decriminalize marijuana."
  • Within days, the council reversed its decision under immense public pressure and scrutiny.
  • In November and December 2009, under significant legislative and public pressure, the N.F.L.

pressure area

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E.g.
  • It was last noted as a low pressure area on November 23.
  • A low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on July 29.
  • In early November, a low pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea.

pressure hull length

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E.g.
  • She had a total length of , a pressure hull length of , a beam of , a height of , and a draught of .

due to pressure

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E.g.
  • But Khalid Mohammed decided to commercialize the film due to pressure from the distributors.
  • However, an interval was inserted in certain productions due to pressure from falling bar takings.
  • The AWU claimed that 212 workers had resigned from the AWU due to pressure from Federation organisers.

low pressure area

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E.g.
  • It was last noted as a low pressure area on November 23.
  • A low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on July 29.
  • In early November, a low pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea.

international pressure

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E.g.
  • Under intense U.S. and international pressure the dome was repainted white.
  • Following international pressure the sentence was converted to life in prison at Robben Island.
  • By 8 January, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto responded to international pressure and released Sheikh Mujib.

constant pressure

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E.g.
  • The system is under constant pressure ().
  • In this article only the constant pressure case is considered.
  • We apply it to the special case with a constant pressure at the surface.

increased pressure

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E.g.
  • The bladder becomes calcified, and there is increased pressure on ureters and kidneys (hydronephrosis).
  • Despite increased pressure, most of the contributors to the protest refused to withdraw their statement.
  • A stiff neck can occur as the result of increased pressure within the skull and irritation of the meninges.

central pressure

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E.g.
  • The depression attained its minimum central pressure of on May 30.
  • Maximum sustained winds at landfall were estimated at with a central pressure of .
  • The minimum central pressure recorded on the island was 934 mbar at 0906 UTC on August 31.

ambient pressure

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E.g.
  • Large or sudden changes in ambient pressure have the potential for injury known as barotrauma.
  • If a liquid is heated, when the vapor pressure reaches the ambient pressure the liquid will boil.
  • In fluids such as air and water, sound waves propagate as disturbances in the ambient pressure level.

low blood pressure

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E.g.
  • People may also have a severely low blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Inotropes are indicated if low blood pressure ( SBP < 90 mmHg ) is present.
  • They include vomiting, skin flushing, headache, itchiness, and low blood pressure.

pressure system

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E.g.
  • On 2 December, a south-southwestly moving low pressure system formed.
  • Convection associated with the wave gradually consolidated around a low pressure system by July 4.
  • A new low pressure system rapidly formed off the coast on March 2 as it slowly meandered near the coastline.

pressure gradient

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E.g.
  • This sets an hydrologic condition for saltwater to follow the geomorphic pressure gradient produced landward.
  • Winds also increased as the pressure gradient of the system increased, with gusts reaching as high as in some areas.
  • Such features are in geostrophic balance, meaning that the Coriolis and "pressure gradient" forces balance each other.

peer pressure

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E.g.
  • This results in greater "peer pressure."
  • It also focuses on positive character development and peer pressure.
  • In the show's storyline it is peer pressure that decides the character's fate.

minimum barometric pressure

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E.g.
  • Early on the following day, the storm reached its minimum barometric pressure of .
  • By October 12, Patricia attained its peak intensity with winds of and a minimum barometric pressure of .
  • On November 2, it peaked with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 km/h) and a minimum barometric pressure of .

pressure and temperature

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E.g.
  • This crystal structure changes with pressure and temperature.
  • The crystal structure of americium changes with pressure and temperature.
  • In LNG storage the pressure and temperature within the tank will continue to rise.

minimum pressure

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E.g.
  • A nearby ship recorded a minimum pressure of around that time.
  • By the following day, the system attained a minimum pressure of around .
  • The lower torque limit is considered the minimum pressure of the cap to avoid any leak of the product.

intense pressure

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E.g.
  • Despite intense pressure to step aside, Akin resolved to remain in the race.
  • Along with the bubbles came intense pressure from the carbon dioxide gas that could result in the bottles exploding.
  • Microscopic diamonds may also be formed by the intense pressure and high temperature at the sites of meteorite impacts.

pressure systems

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E.g.
  • In the winter months, high pressure systems over the deserts often bring Santa Ana winds, resulting in dry, and dusty days.
  • Jump off Joe frequently lies above inversions that form in the Columbia Basin during high pressure systems in the winter months.
  • The term has an anticyclonic (high pressure system) equivalent—Anticyclogenesis, which deals with the formation of surface high pressure systems.

pressure vessel

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E.g.
  • Practically speaking, these dryers are typically a large pressure vessel that is filled with salt crystals.
  • Usually, bauxite ore is heated in a pressure vessel along with a sodium hydroxide solution at a temperature of .
  • In conventional light-water reactor (LWR) designs, the entire fissile core is placed in a large pressure vessel.

putting pressure

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E.g.
  • This is the policy, to keep putting pressure until the people cry 'uncle'".
  • This was due to Sir John A. Macdonald putting pressure on George Stephen for additional benefits.
  • Consistently putting pressure on Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel, the Sooner defense began to control the game.

pressure drop

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E.g.
  • Additionally, these shapes have a low pressure drop which is advantageous for this application.
  • Thus, in order to minimize energy use for pump system, one must reduce the system pressure drop (e.g.
  • The feed pressure to the microfiltration membrane is typically 65 psia with a transmembrane pressure drop of 40 psia.

higher pressure

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E.g.
  • Hydraulic diaphragm valves also exist for higher pressure and lower speed operations.
  • From 1928, the A1s were started to be fitted with a higher pressure superheated boiler.
  • In general there is more low pressure areas in the winter and higher pressure during summer.

internal pressure

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E.g.
  • This steps lead to an increase in internal pressure which eventually breaks through the cortex.
  • The cyst forms a posterior vacuole, which expands and raises the internal pressure of the cyst.
  • Exceeding this limit puts the bridge under internal pressure and damages the structure in the process.

pressure difference

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E.g.
  • Equation 3 shows that velocity is a function of the square root of the pressure difference.
  • This occurs because of a pressure difference between the arachnoid mater and venous sinuses.
  • A small pressure difference is held so that the condensing cooler air is kept on the cool side.

intracranial pressure

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E.g.
  • Firstly, HBOT reduces intracranial pressure.
  • and signs of increased intracranial pressure, the most likely diagnosis should be the brain abscess.
  • Such agents can be used to reduce intracranial pressure and to promote prompt removal of renal toxins.

more pressure

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E.g.
  • "Al Qaeda is under more pressure than at any time since 9/11."
  • The boxer confided that the more pressure the better in his eyes.
  • As well, a given amount of actuating force creates more pressure on the mating surfaces.

heavy pressure

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E.g.
  • The government was now under heavy pressure.
  • On 8 September Gallieni ordered Maunoury, under heavy pressure from von Kluck, to hold his ground.
  • The count finally signed the trialist proclamation after heavy pressure from the king on 23 October 1918.

hydrostatic pressure

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E.g.
  • For a completely fluid material, the elastic term reduces to the hydrostatic pressure.
  • Inorganic Compounds: Reduce slurry density – reduces hydrostatic pressure during cementing.
  • He proved that hydrostatic pressure depends not on the weight of the fluid but on the elevation difference.

pressure within

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E.g.
  • Increased pressure within the eye can lead to glaucoma.
  • As a result, gases tend to become trapped at high pressure within the magma.
  • The water is blown out of the boiler with some force by steam pressure within the boiler.

much pressure

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E.g.
  • It's generally found in athletes when there's too much pressure on the heart."
  • Hollow plastic cores can collapse if too much pressure is used in the shot plastic.
  • "I think there's so much pressure on this team to perform perfectly, which is good," Meyer said.

came under pressure

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E.g.
  • The schools came under pressure in 1911 from Francisco Alcántara.
  • She came under pressure either to take Chinese citizenship or to leave the country.
  • However, plans to return to Japan were abandoned when the promoter came under pressure to retain the Tour de Corse.

social pressure

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E.g.
  • "Stover at Yale" recounts Dink Stover's navigation through the social structure at Yale and his struggles with social pressure.
  • She discusses how social pressure from parents and friends, drugs, drinking, and suicide play a part in high school teenager's lives.
  • Since the fall of apartheid, increasing crime levels, unemployment and social pressure has led to a small migration of people towards the town.

negative pressure

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E.g.
  • When the negative pressure approximately reaches the value of 9 MPa, cavitation occurs.
  • New devices are being developed in order to control the bleeding using negative pressure .
  • Cavitation occurs when negative pressure causes bubbles (cavities) to form in a liquid, which then promptly and violently collapse.

relieve pressure

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E.g.
  • In September 2013 the freight vessel was chartered to relieve pressure on the route.
  • To relieve pressure on Ruweisat ridge, Auchinleck ordered the Australian 9th Division to make another attack from the north.
  • The 22nd Virginia left Petersburg during June 1864 to attack the Federals there and relieve pressure of Federal occupation of the town.

lower pressure

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E.g.
  • These had the lower pressure cylinder on top for greater clearance from platforms.
  • These tubes didn't need gas in them to work, so they were evacuated to a lower pressure, around 10 atm (10 Pa).
  • By the 1870s, British physicist William Crookes and others were able to evacuate tubes to a lower pressure, below 10 atm.

pressure exerted

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E.g.
  • As the altitude increases, the pressure exerted by these gases decreases.
  • Certain tiles on the floor cracked under the pressure exerted by the crowd.
  • The forces of pressure exerted on the two sides are equal if the plate is at rest.

great pressure

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E.g.
  • Seni's government came under great pressure.
  • This put Penney under great pressure.
  • He died in 1903 under great pressure when Cheng was only ten years old.

high pressure systems

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E.g.
  • In the winter months, high pressure systems over the deserts often bring Santa Ana winds, resulting in dry, and dusty days.
  • Jump off Joe frequently lies above inversions that form in the Columbia Basin during high pressure systems in the winter months.
  • The term has an anticyclonic (high pressure system) equivalent—Anticyclogenesis, which deals with the formation of surface high pressure systems.

low pressure system

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E.g.
  • On 2 December, a south-southwestly moving low pressure system formed.
  • Convection associated with the wave gradually consolidated around a low pressure system by July 4.
  • A new low pressure system rapidly formed off the coast on March 2 as it slowly meandered near the coastline.

pressure against

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E.g.
  • Thomas set career-high 53 tackles while posting a tackle and a quarterback pressure against North Texas.
  • At the time, Venezuela used diplomatic, economic and military pressure against Guyana in order to acquire the Essequibo territory.
  • Gould (1997) argues that there is no selective pressure for higher levels of complexity, but there is selective pressure against complexity below the level of bacteria.

pressure inside

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E.g.
  • This lowers the pressure inside the mouth, sucking the prey inside.
  • The air pressure inside the bulb needs to strike a balance between too low and too high.
  • Some motorcycles allow adjustment of pre-load by changing the air pressure inside the forks.

diplomatic pressure

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E.g.
  • However, intense diplomatic pressure brought about a change of mind.
  • He was persuaded to give the matter time and continue with both military and diplomatic pressure.
  • By 1908 public and diplomatic pressure had led Leopold II to annex the Congo as the Belgian Congo colony.

boiler pressure

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E.g.
  • He did however increase the boiler pressure from .
  • These had the boiler pressure increased from to .
  • Her boiler pressure was raised to .

financial pressure

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E.g.
  • In addition, US financial pressure restricted international economic credit to Chile.
  • Ralph Helfer left the business due to the imminent financial pressure of the wrongful suit.
  • Soaring player salaries and deficits put additional financial pressure on the Browns' owner.

external pressure

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E.g.
  • The US thus "micromanaged the opposition" and exerted massive external pressure on the electorate.
  • He made an effort to smuggle his writings abroad in order to increase external pressure on the Soviets.
  • Under substantial internal and external pressure for a democratic transition in Zaire, Mobutu promised reform.

selective pressure

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E.g.
  • This may be due to the opposite selective pressure involved.
  • These conditions will then result in a selective pressure towards cancer cell proliferation.
  • The cause of a selective pressure strong enough to cause this shift is an area of much debate.

pressure groups

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E.g.
  • Political pressure groups and leaders:
  • Picketing is also used by pressure groups across the political spectrum.
  • Several pressure groups are campaigning for the re-opening of closed railway lines in Great Britain.

pressure during

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E.g.
  • Circuit pressure during transport around 200-250 bar is recommended.
  • In general there is more low pressure areas in the winter and higher pressure during summer.
  • Inorganic Compounds: Reduce slurry density – reduces hydrostatic pressure during cementing.

pressure ratio

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E.g.
  • Overall pressure ratio is 30.4, with a bypass ratio of 5.15.
  • Overall pressure ratio is 28.0, with a bypass ratio of 4.66.
  • The overall pressure ratio of the compression system is 24.3.

strong pressure

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E.g.
  • Urban open space is under strong pressure.
  • Gen. Cadmus M. Wilcox applied strong pressure to Hooker's line.
  • Under strong pressure from Stilicho, the Roman Senate consented to promise its payment.

working pressure

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E.g.
  • The pipeline's diameter is and working pressure is .
  • The working pressure is up to 6 bar.
  • The boilers were replaced by eight superheated Yarrow boilers with a working pressure of .

lot of pressure

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E.g.
  • There's a lot of pressure on these guys and I felt it in there."
  • This has placed a lot of pressure on health officials in the country.
  • They commented it put a lot of pressure on them, but Lilly also called it exciting learning how to adapt to it.

apply pressure

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E.g.
  • It is usually not necessary to apply pressure for a long time, so there is less need for clamps.
  • In November 1916, in order to apply pressure on the royal government in Athens, the French confiscated the Greek ships.
  • Natural point of aim is not achieved if the shooter must apply pressure to the firearm so the sight picture is on target.

economic pressure

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E.g.
  • However, the plans were shelved by early 2010 due to economic pressure and FAA funding cuts.
  • Sometimes small farmers were forced off their lands by economic pressure and became homeless.
  • To pacify Kentucky, Burbridge rigorously suppressed disloyalty and used economic pressure as coercion.

considerable pressure

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E.g.
  • For instance, countering the expansion of Rome caused considerable pressure for the Italiote city states.
  • Egypt has a serious but improving trade deficit that has put considerable pressure on the Egyptian pound.
  • With the Germans in retreat during September 1918, the squadrons felt considerable pressure just keeping up.

hydraulic pressure

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E.g.
  • All sea stars have tube feet that are controlled by hydraulic pressure.
  • The hydraulic pressure changed according to engine speed and intake pressure.
  • Finally losing its hydraulic pressure, the aircraft became impossible to control.

steam pressure

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E.g.
  • The water is blown out of the boiler with some force by steam pressure within the boiler.
  • The bounded sheets were then bent under steam pressure, pressed into molds, and then carved.
  • The front wall of the combustion chamber is supported against steam pressure by the tubes themselves.

pressure due

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E.g.
  • Despite pressure due to the European sovereign-debt crisis the euro remained stable.
  • There has been intense grazing pressure due to domestic and wild herbivores on the land.
  • The swelling pressure due to osmotic effect under constant volume can be as high as 200 bar.

heat and pressure

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E.g.
  • Both heat and pressure can result in light being emitted.
  • Sustained heat and pressure drives off terpenes and results in the formation of amber.
  • Breccias form when the heat and pressure of meteorite impacts fuse small rock fragments together.

applying pressure

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E.g.
  • By applying pressure on the baton bends in the shaft could be straightened.
  • The "Luftwaffe" was also engaged in applying pressure to Soviet naval forces.
  • Washington started of fast, landing big shots and applying pressure on Nofire.

positive pressure

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E.g.
  • This situation can be avoided by placing a correctly rated positive pressure differential check valve downstream of the pump.
  • The technique is very similar to the traditional column chromatography, except for that the solvent is driven through the column by applying positive pressure.
  • Initial therapy of acute decompensated heart failure usually includes some combination of a vasodilator such as nitroglycerin, a loop diuretic such as furosemide, and non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV).

pressure off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "It took all the pressure off the players.
  • Mount Pleasant GO Station opened in early 2005 to take some of the pressure off this station.
  • Patterson's retrograde movement took pressure off Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and allowed Brig.

pressure vessels

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E.g.
  • A firearm's chamber and barrel become pressure vessels for brief periods.
  • It is particularly noted in aluminium pressure vessels such as diving cylinders.
  • A major function is to act as pressure vessels, preventing over-expansion of the cell when water enters.
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