HyperDic: pressing

English > 3 senses of the word pressing:
ADJECTIVEallpressing, urgentcompelling immediate action
NOUNactpressing, press, pressurethe act of pressing
artifactpressinga metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press
pressing > pronunciation
Soundspreh'sihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > pressing: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCompelling immediate action.
Example"too pressing to permit of longer delay"
Synonymurgent
Broaderimperativerequiring attention or action
Spanishacuciante, urgente
Catalanurgent
Adverbspressinglyin a pressing manner
English > pressing: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of pressing; the exertion of pressure.
Example "at the pressing of a button"
Synonymspress, pressure
Narrowercompression, compressingapplying pressure
impressionThe act of pressing one thing on or into the surface / surface of another
Broaderpush, pushingThe act of applying force in order to move something away
Spanishprensa, presión
Catalanpressió
Verbspressexert pressure or force to or upon
pressplace between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
presssqueeze or press together
English > pressing: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press.
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
Verbspresspress from a plastic

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