Meaning of PRESSURE in English

[noun] [U]Pressure is the force you produce when you press something.He put too much pressure on the door handle and it snapped.You can stop bleeding by applying pressure close to the injured area.Pressure is also the force that a liquid or gas produces when it presses against an area.gas/water pressure [U]The new material allows the company to make gas pipes which withstand higher pressures. [C]He described with great precision what happens to a human body at/under deep-sea pressures. [C]The gas is stored under pressure (= in a container which keeps it at a higher pressure than it would usually have). [U]A pressure cooker is a cooking pan with a tightly fitting lid which allows food to cook quickly in steam under pressure.A pressure point is a place on the body where an artery is close to the surface of the skin so that it can be pressed to partly stop the flow of blood.(figurative) A pressure point is also a situation which causes difficulty in a relationship.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.