- [U]压(力),压强 amount of force against sth
- [U]强制,压迫 strong or oppressive influence
- 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"
- a force that compels;
"the public brought pressure to bear on the government"
- the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure;
"he gave the button a press"
"he used pressure to stop the bleeding"
"at the pressing of a button"
- the state of demanding notice or attention;
"the insistence of their hunger"
"the press of business matters"
- the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin;
"the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"
- an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress
- the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
- to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
"She forced him to take a job in the city"
"He squeezed her for information"
- exert pressure on someone through threats
- My father suffers from high blood pressure.
- The pressure of work was too great for him.
- He works well under pressure.
- The tooth became sore to pressure and there is a dull gnawing pain.
- The native bankers grew weaker under pressure from the bureaucrats.
- Don't be pressured into making any rash decisions.
The pressure of the water turns this wheel, and this is used to make electric power.
I hope that the trie pressure is right.
The pressure of the crowd made it impossible for me to stand still.
He changed his mind under the pressure from others.
- apply〔exert, put〕 pressure on sb 对某人施加压力
- ease off〔lighten〕 the pressure 减轻压力
- relieve the pressure 解除…的压力
- yield to popular pressure 屈服于民众的压力
- atmospheric〔hydraulic〕 pressure 气〔液〕压
- diplomatic〔financial, international〕 pressure 外交〔财政,国际〕压力
- military〔outside〕 pressure 军事〔外部〕压力
The door opened to the pressure of his hand.出自：R. Guy
The trouble about an Oxford education..is that no-one..pressures you into working.出自：H. Cheetham
Richard began to pressure Daphne to get rid of Elizabeth.出自：R. Jaffe
She felt pressured to be cheerful..when doing so cost her great pain.出自：P. Rose
- ☆ 1382年入英进语，直接源自古法语的pressure，意为压或按的行为；最初源自古典拉丁语的pressura，意为压的行为。
- pressure level声压级
- air pressure气压
- atmospheric pressure大气压力
- pressure sensation压觉
- pressure:pressure n. 压, 压力, 电压, 压迫, 强制, 紧迫 英英解释:名词pressure:1. the force applied to a unit area of surface; me…