Adjective "Underpressure" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Underpressure


    Definition:

    1. the exertion of force upon a surface by an object, fluid, etc., in contact with it: the pressure of earth against a wall.

    2. Physics. force per unit area. Symbol:P.Compare stress (def 6).

    3. Meteorology. atmospheric pressure.

    4. Electricity. electromotive force.

    5. the state of being pressed or compressed.

    6. harassment; oppression: the pressures of daily life.

    7. a constraining or compelling force or influence: the social pressures of city life; financial pressure

    Origin:
    pressure

    Examples:

    "markets can be underpressure."