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Pressure is one-demensional. The forces that cause pressure may change direction at any moment. But pressure never will.


noun*

1. Continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it.

1.1 The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact

2. The use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something

2.1 The influence or effect of someone or something

2.2 A sense of stressful urgency caused by having too many demands on one’s time or resources

verb*

1. Attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something

 

3rd person present: pressures

Past tense: pressured

Gerund or present participle: pressuring

 

*Origin: late Middle English: from Old French, from latin pressura, from press - 'pressed'; from the verb premere

The International System (SI) unit for pressure is the pascal (Pa), equal to one newton per square meter (N/m2).


 types of

Blood 

Peer 

Atmospheric 

Negative

Stagnation

Dynamic

Internal

Kinematic

Partial

Cooking


add a beat to it

Pressure - 1982 song by Billy Joel

Under Pressure - 1981 song by Queen and David Bowie

Pressure Drop - 1969 song by Toots and the Maytals


*From the Oxford English Dictionary