Translation of pressure in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (Physics) high/low pressure (Meteorol)Example sentences1.2 (press, touch) to put pressure on something
hacer presión sobre algo
- The systems and methods apply positive and negative fluid pressures to operate the pump and valve.
- As for the control, the resulting new steady-state pressures and reflection coefficients of the OPR were measured.
- The peptides seem to form metastable films which can be compressed to relatively large surface pressures.
- 2 uncountable (influence, force) to work under pressurethey are under pressure to accept the offertrabajar bajo presiónthe government is under pressure from the unionslos están presionando para que acepten la ofertahe confessed under pressure from the policelos sindicatos están presionando al gobiernoto bring pressure to bear on somebodyconfesó presionado por la policíathey are bringing pressure to bear on the government to reform the lawejercer presión sobre alguiento put pressure on somebodyestán ejerciendo presión sobre el gobierno para que reforme la leythey are putting pressure on the workers to accept the offerpresionar a alguiento put/pile on the pressure [colloquial]están presionando a los obreros para que acepten la ofertaapretar los tornillos [colloquial]Example sentences
- Usually the honey is extracted by crushing the comb and letting the honey drain out, often helped by extra pressure from a centrifuge.
- This scissoring of the bones causes extra pressure to be forced upon the Carpal Tunnel.
- Nikki took his foot in her lap and applied slight pressure to the tender spot.
- Second, it effectively concentrates downward pressure of the dollar onto the euro, adding to the problems of the Euro-zone.
- It was felt that the unemployment situation had already placed downward pressure on wages in the town.
- She realises now that financial pressure could have an influence on her game.
- 3 uncountable and countable (demands, stress) See examples: pressure of work prevents me from comingthe pressures of city lifeno puedo asistir por razones de trabajoI've been under a lot of pressure recentlylas presiones or las tensiones a las que somete la vida urbanathe new road has taken the pressure off the town centerúltimamente he estado muy agobiadola nueva carretera ha descongestionado el centro de la ciudad
- to pressure somebody to +
infinitiveCongress is pressuring him to accept a compromisepresionar a alguien para que+ subjunctiveto pressure somebodyel congreso lo está presionando para que transija into -inghe was pressured into withdrawing from the competitionlo presionaron hasta que se retiró del concursoExample sentences
- She didn't want to do it but he pressured her and badgered her until she finally gave in.
- Mr. Harvey had great expectations of his son, and pressured him to pursue the same career path.
- To me, pressuring people to withdraw their support for the award is challenging the good faith of the body which chose the winner.
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