pressure

US [‘preʃər]
UK [‘preʃə(r)]
n.压力;压强;挤压;大气压
v.逼迫;使迫不得已

noun

  1. the exertion of force upon a surface by an object, fluid, etc., in contact with it:
    the pressure of earth against a wall.
  2. Physics. force per unit area. Symbol: P.
    Compare stress (def 6).
  3. Meteorology. atmospheric pressure.