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Definition: Fluid pressure
(?; 138), n. [OF., fr. L. pressura, fr.
premere. See 4th Press
1. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed;
compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of
2. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind; as, the
pressure of poverty; the pressure of taxes; the pressure
of motives on the mind; the pressure of civilization.
Where the pressure of danger was not felt.
3. Affliction; distress; grievance.
My people's pressures are grievous. --Eikon
In the midst of his great troubles and pressures.
4. Urgency; as, the pressure of business.
5. Impression; stamp; character impressed.
All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past.
6. (Mech.) The action of a force against some obstacle or
opposing force; a force in the nature of a thrust,
distributed over a surface, often estimated with reference
to the amount upon a unit's area.
7. Electro-motive force.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, Center of pressure
, etc. See under
(Steam engine), pressure which resists the
motion of the piston, as the pressure of exhaust steam
which does not find free outlet.
, pressure like that exerted by a fluid. It
is a thrust which is normal and equally intense in all
directions around a point. --Rankine.
, a gauge for indicating fluid pressure; a