What does pressing mean?

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ˈprɛs ɪŋpress·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. press, pressure, pressingnoun

    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. pressingadjective

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

  3. pressing, urgentadjective

    compelling immediate action

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

Wiktionary

  1. pressingnoun

    The application of pressure by a press or other means.

  2. pressingnoun

    A metal or plastic part made with a press.

  3. pressingnoun

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

  4. pressingnoun

    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. pressingnoun

    The extraction of juice from fruit using a press.

  6. pressingnoun

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

  7. pressingnoun

    Urgent insistence.

  8. pressingadjective

    Needing urgent attention.

  9. pressingadjective

    Insistent, earnest, or persistent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pressing

    of Press

  2. Pressingadjective

    urgent; exacting; importunate; as, a pressing necessity

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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. Robert Driscoll:

    We've been trying to work something out, unsuccessfully, with the government, who seems intent on pressing forward with incarceration, notwithstanding, you know, a pretty weak case.

  2. Chris Cummings:

    London faces stiff challenges from other established centres, not just New York and the likes of Singapore, but also emerging centres in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. But it is the future of the UK's relationship with the EU which is arguably the most pressing issue.

  3. Bill Taylor:

    Ambassador Sondland responded that President Donald Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which Giuliani was pressing for.

  4. Lee Wasserman:

    In America, when civic associations come together to address pressing societal concerns, that is considered a good thing - not a conspiracy.

  5. Eduardo Vieira:

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

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    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
    • A. askant
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    • C. pecuniary
    • D. numinous

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