Definitions for pressingˈprɛs ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

press•ingˈprɛs ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. urgent; demanding immediate attention:

    a pressing need.

  2. (n.)phonograph record produced in a record-molding press from a master or a stamper.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

Origin of pressing:

1610–20

press′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. press, pressure, pressing(noun)

    the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

    "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"

  2. pressing(adj)

    a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

  3. pressing, urgent(adj)

    compelling immediate action

    "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"

Wiktionary

  1. pressing(Noun)

    The application of pressure by a press or other means.

  2. pressing(Noun)

    A metal or plastic part made with a press.

  3. pressing(Noun)

    The process of improving the appearance of clothing by improving creases and removing wrinkles with a press or an iron.

  4. pressing(Noun)

    A momento preserved by pressing, folding, or drying between the leaves of a flat container, book, or folio. Usually done with a flower, ribbon, letter, or other soft, small keepsake.

  5. pressing(Noun)

    The extraction of juice from fruit using a press.

  6. pressing(Noun)

    A phonograph record; a number of records pressed at the same time.

  7. pressing(Noun)

    Urgent insistence.

  8. pressing(Adjective)

    Needing urgent attention.

  9. pressing(Adjective)

    Insistent, earnest, or persistent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pressing

    of Press

  2. Pressing(adj)

    urgent; exacting; importunate; as, a pressing necessity


Translations for pressing

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pressing(adjective)

urgent

a pressing invitation.

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