What does pressing mean?

Definitions for pressing
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.

ChatGPT

  1. pressing

    Pressing generally refers to applying force or pressure onto something, often in a downward or forward direction. It can also indicate urgency or the need for immediate action or attention. Alternatively, it can refer to a technique used in manufacturing or materials processing, such as in the making of vinyl records or in ironing clothes.

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. Julian Evans-Pritchard:

    The PBOC seems to have decided The PBOC now has a more pressing problem : the latest data show lacklustre economic momentum in July and a slowdown in credit growth, which has been less responsive to policy easing than during previous economic downturns.

  2. Ray Starling:

    That is a problem, a constant issue for agriculture that is not new, it is perhaps more pressing now.

  3. Cade Courtley:

    And if somebody doesn't like it or hates you, you still have to press on and continue to have those beliefs and that conviction, and if we do that, the cancel culture will be canceled. It will just go away when people realize, 'Hey, they are not reacting to this anymore. They're pressing on with their opinions, their beliefs, their convictions and cancel culture will be gone.' But as long as people placate to a few of the fringe folks that just can't stand what you believe in, this will continue and grow. So we really need people to step up and be strong right now.

  4. Mohamed El-Erian:

    We are going to see the Federal Reserve continue to try to very carefully ease its foot off the accelerator while the other three systemically important central banks - the ECB (European Central Bank), BOJ, PBOC (People's Bank of China) - are going to be pressing harder on the stimulus accelerator.

  5. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw:

    According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Krasner has said he would respond to the coronavirus outbreak by seeking the release of people charged with nonviolent offenses and misdemeanors and asked police to consider the prospect of prison overcrowding when pressing charges. Earlier this week, Philadelphia District Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw clarified a previous statement on a temporary policy regarding delayed arrests for nonviolent crimes during the pandemic. Persons who commit certain nonviolent offenses will be arrested at the scene. Once their identity has been confirmedthey will be released and processed via arrest warrant.

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