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

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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. Hunter Stunzi:

    Many borrowers come to us because they have a need that is pressing. and their bank presents an application process that will take weeks, our inventory loans are designed with speed and efficiency in mind, so you can secure inventory on demand.

  2. Shai Akabas:

    An already urgent situation has become even more pressing, we expect that that trend is going to continue for many years as it takes the labor market to recover.

  3. Neil Williams:

    China obviously needs watching. When a $10-1/2 trillion economy which accounts for about a half of the world's commodity demand slows we need to take notice, but I'm increasingly reassured that they have the policy buttons to press and are pressing them.

  4. Heidi Heitkamp:

    I support Sen. Flake’s call for a non-partisan FBI investigation into the allegations about Brett Kavanaugh – which I’ve been pressing for.

  5. James Kavanaugh:

    There was effectively a pause as clients understandably dealt with their most pressing needs.

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