high-pressure definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to pressures higher than typical, specifically more than atmospheric pressure.
    • Informal utilizing hostile, persistent persuasive strategies: a high-pressure sales person.
    • casual saturated in or imposing great tension or stress: a high-pressure job.
    • running with a high pressures, such as for example repeatedly atmospheric force but general.
    • Tense, stressful.
    • Having or involving a pressure considerably exceeding that the environment; -- said of steam, environment, liquid, etc., as well as vapor, environment, or hydraulic motors, water rims, etc.
    • Fig.: Urgent; extreme.
    • utilizing intense mental force or other incentives to convince other people to accomplish things; aggressively persistent.
    • aggressively and persistently persuasive
  • verb-transitive:
    • Informal To attempt to offer (some thing) or convince (somebody) using hostile, persistent strategies.
  • others:
    • Having a high rate of steam-pressure: since, a high-pressure engine. See high pressure, under some pressure.
    • Noting an engine which exhausts at atmospheric stress as distinguished from a condensing-engine; thus, non-condensing. This use of the term is confusing and inadvisable.

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