What does pressing mean?

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ˈprɛs ɪŋpress·ing

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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

How to pronounce pressing?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pressing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pressing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of pressing in a Sentence

  1. Frank Dermody:

    Serious compromise on the most pressing of (the state's) challenges and issues is not only possible, but necessary if we want to move Pennsylvania forward.

  2. The Prince:

    The special, stripped-down demo recording captures a 20-year-old Prince in a raw, intimate moment, and begins with the sound of the artist pressing the record button on a cassette tape recorder and picking up the acoustic guitar.

  3. Tim Heaphy:

    In that [attorney general] job you are at the center of so many of the emerging, significant, pressing issues not only in this country but around the world. There's probably no job in government as diverse and challenging as being attorney general of the United States.

  4. Eduardo Vieira:

    Petrobras needed to tap the market, since one of the company's pressing issues was liquidity.

  5. Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko:

    We don't agree that Crimea has gone. This will be the year we really begin pressing forward on a process to return Crimea.

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