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Translation of "pressure" - English-Spanish dictionary

pressure

noun /ˈpreʃə/
(the amount of force exerted by) the action of pressing presión Apply pressure to the cut in order to stop it bleeding A barometer measures atmospheric pressure. (a) strain or stress presión The pressures of her work are sometimes too much for her. strong persuasion; compulsion or force presión He agreed under pressure. pressurize verb ( (also pressuriseBritish)) to fit (an aeroplane etc) with a device that keeps air pressure normal presurizar The cabins have all been pressurized to force presionar, forzar He was pressurized into agreeing to the deal. pressure cooker noun a type of saucepan in which food is cooked quickly by steam kept under great pressure. olla a presión, olla exprés
(Definition of pressure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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