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See definition of pressures on Dictionary.com
  • nounphysical force, weight
  • noundemand, difficulty
  • verbbother, urge

synonyms for pressures

  • burden
  • squeeze
  • strain
  • strength
  • stress
  • tension
  • compressing
  • compression
  • crushing
  • encumbrance
  • heaviness
  • load
  • mass
  • shear
  • squeezing
  • thrust
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antonyms for pressures

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  • relaxation
  • ease
  • facility
  • peace
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How to use pressures in a sentence

To Willis, however, must be attributed greater advance in the utilization of heavy pressures for reed work.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Cavaill-Coll subsequently utilized slightly increased pressures for the trebles of his flue stops as well as for his larger reeds.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
He employs pressures as high as fifty inches and never uses less than six.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
In employing these heavy pressures of wind, increased purity and beauty of tone should alone be aimed at.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
It may be looked upon as the apotheosis of the old style of organ-building, with low pressures, duplication, and mixtures.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Its depth at the crown is 33 ft., and its centre line follows nearly the parabolic line of pressures.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Tables giving the definite vapor pressures of important liquids at the various fixed temperatures are in common use.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
The boilers are better made, and are safer at the higher pressures now carried than they were formerly with a low pressure.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 299VARIOUS
Beyond the limits of this scale, the pressures exerted rise very rapidly.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Some freak of air pressures and air currents, he reflected, had made it possible for the sound to carry so far.
THE RED ONEJACK LONDON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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