1. turn up the pressure apply great or increased pressure
  2. tongue depressor a thin depressor used to press the tongue down during an examination of the mouth and throat
  3. sound pressure the difference between the instantaneous pressure at a point in a sound field and the average pressure at that point
  4. turn of expression a distinctive spoken or written expression
  5. turnip-rooted parsley parsley with smooth leaves and enlarged edible taproot resembling a savory parsnip
  6. standard pressure a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
  7. durable press a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
  8. transgressor someone who violates a law or command
  9. turn up the heat apply great or increased pressure
  10. venous pressure the pressure exerted on the walls of the veins by the circulating blood
  11. air pressure the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
  12. vapor pressure the pressure exerted by a vapor
  13. radiation pressure the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave
  14. arterial pressure the pressure of the circulating blood on the arteries
  15. drop press device for making large forgings
  16. vapour pressure the pressure exerted by a vapor
  17. high blood pressure a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
  18. blood pressure 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
  19. diastolic pressure the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) after the contraction of the heart while the chambers of the heart refill with blood
  20. barometric pressure atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer

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