Meaning of PRESSING in English


— pressingly , adv. — pressingness , n.

/pres"ing/ , adj.

1. urgent; demanding immediate attention: a pressing need.


2. any phonograph record produced in a record-molding press from a master or a stamper.

3. a number of such records produced at one time: The fifth pressing of his hit song has sold out.

[ 1300-50; ME presing (ger.); see PRESS 1 , -ING 2 , -ING 1 ]

Syn. 1. crucial, vital, critical, imperative.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .