What does pressing mean?

Definitions for pressing
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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How to say pressing in sign language?

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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 Wolf:

    We're going to make this a pressing issue for 2016 election.

  2. James Dobbins:

    I think they are pressing Pakistan to take this threat more seriously.

  3. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi:

    The need for a unified Arab force is growing and becoming more pressing every day.

  4. Eduardo Vieira:

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

  5. Donald Trump:

    President Obama thought you had to go to war. You know how close he was to pressing the trigger.

Images & Illustrations of pressing

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