English word pressure comes from Latin pressus.
Pressure detailed word origin explanation
|pressus || Latin (lat) || |
|pressura || Latin (lat) ||(figuratively) a burden. (figuratively) oppression, affliction, distress. (poetic) juice; that which is pressed out. A pressing, pressure. An unnaturally long or heavy sleep. Throng, crowd. |
|pressure || English (eng) ||(obsolete) Impression; stamp; character impressed.. (physics) The amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area.. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind. A pressing; a force applied to a surface.. Distress.. Urgency (transitive) To encourage or heavily exert force or influence. |
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