English to Afrikaans Meaning :: pressure

druk
Pressure :
druk
- drukdrukdrukdruk
 

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Noun(1) the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit, cgs unit(2) a force that compels(3) the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure(4) the state of demanding notice or attention(5) the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin(6) an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress(7) the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
Verb(1) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means(2) exert pressure on someone through threats

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(1) One girl liked to be held down while she was kissed, so there was always a lot of physical pressure on the kiss itself.(2) backbenchers put pressure on the government to provide safeguards(3) That way this self-contained unit will not put pressure on resources in towns and cities.(4) the gate was buckling under the pressure of the crowd outside(5) Tougher penalties for people-smugglers implement a six point plan to put downward pressure on petrol prices.(6) Already we are seeing downward pressure on both the US dollar and local currency interest rates across the Middle East.(7) He blames the UW administration and government pressure for the increase in students.(8) I felt an enormous sense of pressure to do that, but I didn't know if I would be able to.(9) But it took much in the way of arm-twisting and political pressure to get them to agree to the trip.(10) Nursing and support staff do a wonderful job but are constantly under pressure from ever dwindling resources.(11) The electrons exert a pressure on the ions just like an ideal gas exerts pressure on the walls of a confining box.(12) Continuous negative pressure applied to a wound is now an established method for managing patients' wounds in hospital.(13) However, the big question is: who should pay for it, at a time when there is already great pressure on police resources?(14) Although the French nation was being created in a civic sense, little pressure was felt in the short term to make all citizens speak the same language.(15) gas can be fed to the turbines at a pressure of around 250 psi(16) it might now be possible to pressure him into resigning
Related Words
(1) blood pressure ::
bloeddruk
Synonyms
Noun
1. physical force ::
fisiese krag
2. coercion ::
dwang
3. strain ::
druk
4. pressing ::
druk
5. pressure sensation ::
druk sensasie
6. insistency ::
insistency
7. pressure level ::
druk vlak
8. atmospheric pressure ::
atmosferiese druk
Verb
9. coerce ::
dwing
10. blackmail ::
afpersing
Different Forms
pressure, pressured, pressures, pressuring
Word Example from TV Shows

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Positive pressure.

Positive PRESSURE.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 10


You seem under pressure.
Did I not lend you a sufficient amount?

You seem under PRESSURE. Did I not lend you a sufficient amount?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 14


Once inside,\\Nyou\'ll notice the change of pressure.\0

Once inside,
you'll notice the change of PRESSURE.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 4


the water will push with such pressure\0

the water will push with such PRESSURE

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 3


Isn\'t that enough time to get
your blood pressure under...

Isn't that enough time to get your blood PRESSURE under...

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 16


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