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Meanings of Press-the-panic-button:

idiom

To do something quickly without thinking about it in order to deal with a difficult or worrying situation

Meanings of Pressable:

adjective

That may be pressed.

Pressboard

ˈprɛsbɔːd

Meanings of Pressboard:

noun

A smooth, hard, dense board typically made from wood or textile pulp or laminated waste paper, used as an electrical insulator and for making light furniture.

Usage examples:

Our room was decorated in pressboard and pastel.

Meanings of Pressed:

adjective

Past and past participle of press1.

verb

Move or cause to move into a position of contact with something by exerting continuous physical force.

Usage examples:

He pressed his face to the glass

Meanings of Pressel:

noun

An electric switch that is operated by a push-button; (originally) one hanging from the end of a length of flexible wire; (in later use) especially one on a piece of radio communication equipment, typically permitting transmission when depressed and reception when released. now chiefly "pressel switch".

Presser

ˈprɛsə

Meanings of Presser:

noun

A press conference.

Usage examples:

He recently fielded similar questions in his presser

Pressers

ˈprɛsə

Meanings of Pressers:

noun

A press conference.

Usage examples:

He recently fielded similar questions in his presser

Meanings of Presses:

verb

Move or cause to move into a position of contact with something by exerting continuous physical force.

Usage examples:

He pressed his face to the glass
noun

A device for applying pressure to something in order to flatten or shape it or to extract juice or oil.

Usage examples:

A flower press

Pressie

ˈprez.ənt

Meanings of Pressie:

noun

A present.

Usage examples:

A birthday card and prezzie for chris
verb

To offer your thoughts, ideas, plans, etc., to others for them to consider

Usage examples:

He will present a detailed explanation of the new sales campaign at the next meeting., today a stor…

Pressing

ˈpres.ɪŋ

Meanings of Pressing:

adjective

Requiring quick or immediate action or attention.

Usage examples:

Inflation was the most pressing problem
noun

An act or instance of applying force or weight to something.

Usage examples:

Pure-grade olive oil is the product of the second or third pressings
verb

Move or cause to move into a position of contact with something by exerting continuous physical force.

Usage examples:

He pressed his face to the glass

Pressingly

ˈpres.ɪŋ.li

Meanings of Pressingly:

adverb

In a way that is urgent or needs to be dealt with immediately

Usage examples:

The industry is dealing with problems of its own, most pressingly the fast-approaching dates when t…

Meanings of Pressingness:

noun

The quality of being pressing; urgency; importunity.

Meanings of Pressings:

noun

An act or instance of applying force or weight to something.

Usage examples:

Pure-grade olive oil is the product of the second or third pressings
adjective

Requiring quick or immediate action or attention.

Usage examples:

Inflation was the most pressing problem

Meanings of Pression:

noun

The action of pressing; pressure; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pressive:

adjective

Relating to or of the nature of environmental press.

Pressman

ˈprɛsmən

Meanings of Pressman:

noun

A journalist.

Usage examples:

In 1872, a pressman for the providence journal turned an old express wagon into an eatery, thus cre…

Meanings of Pressmanship:

noun

The occupation of printer; skill or quality of printing work.

Meanings of Pressmark:

noun

(especially in older libraries) a mark on a library book indicating its location.

Usage examples:

The authors have consciously excluded library pressmarks, and this may be disappointing to some rea…

Meanings of Pressmaster:

noun

A person authorized to press recruits into military service in the navy or army; the officer in command of a press-gang.

Pressmen

ˈprɛsmən

Meanings of Pressmen:

noun

A journalist.

Usage examples:

In 1872, a pressman for the providence journal turned an old express wagon into an eatery, thus cre…

Pressor

ˈprɛsə

Meanings of Pressor:

adjective

Producing an increase in blood pressure by stimulating constriction of the blood vessels.

Usage examples:

A pressor response

Meanings of Pressoreceptor:

noun

A sensory receptor that responds to changes in pressure within a hollow organ; especially one that responds to changes in blood pressure. compare "baroreceptor", "mechanoreceptor".

Pressure

ˈprɛʃə

Meanings of Pressure:

noun

Continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it.

Usage examples:

The gate was buckling under the pressure of the crowd outside
verb

Attempt to persuade or coerce (someone) into doing something.

Usage examples:

It might be possible to pressure him into resigning

Meanings of Pressure cooker:

noun

Autoclave for cooking at temperatures above the boiling point of water

Pressure-group

ˈpreʃ.ə ˌɡruːp

Meanings of Pressure-group:

noun

A group of people who work together to try to influence the activities of governments, companies, etc.

Usage examples:

The environmental pressure group will today call for more regulation to protect the interests of lo…

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