What does the word pressure mean?

Usage examples for pressure

  1. We knew, almost for the first time, what it was to be without any pressure of anxiety. – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  2. Consequently, there is sufficient let- up in buying to allow the pressure of selling by the bears to bring it about. – Successful Stock Speculation by John James Butler
  3. They could feel the quick water rise about the pressure at their feet. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White