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. Emeasoba George:

    Never give up buddy, just keep pressing on. For, you are almost there. Yes! you will soon get there or rather you will soon realize your dreams, goals, visions or aspirations. -Emeasoba George

  2. Rudy Giuliani:

    In light of the pressing demands of the Mueller investigation, I believe it is in everyone's best interest that I make it a permanent resignation, this way, my sole concentration can be on this critically important matter for our country.

  3. Tom Orlowsky:

    I hope The President diagnosis turns out right for The President, but The President's kind of been pressing the limits with a lot of things The President's done recently.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never say die. That is to say, never be discouraged in life and never give up on your faith or hope. Just keep pressing on or forward. For, there is light at the end of the tunnel. -Emeasoba George

  5. Bill Taylor:

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

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