Arbor Press

Business / Machine Shop / Arbor Press: A hand-operated machine tool designed for applying high pressure for the purpose of pressing together or removing parts.

Other Words for Press

Press Verb Synonyms: squeeze, compress, depress, push
Press Noun Synonyms: subject to or exert pressure or force, force, push, impel, thrust, bear (on), weigh on or upon, jam, cram, crush, pressure or also pressurize
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Pressure Characteristic

Science / Weather / Pressure Characteristic: The pattern of the pressure change during the specified period of time, usually the three hour period preceding an observation. This is recorded in three categories: falling, rising, or steady. MORE

Pressure Gauge

Science / Tides and Currents / Pressure Gauge: A water level gauge that is operated by the change in pressure at the bottom of a body of water due to the rise and fall of the water level. See gas purged pressure gauge. MORE

Pressure Gradient

Science / Weather / Pressure Gradient: The amount of pressure change that occurs over a fixed distance at a fixed altitude. MORE

Pressure Change

Science / Weather / Pressure Change: The net difference between the barometric pressure at the beginning and ending of a specified interval of time, usually the three hour period preceding an observation. MORE

Pressure Altitude

Science / Weather / Pressure Altitude: The altitude in standard atmosphere at which a given pressure will be observed. It is the indicated altitude of a pressure altimeter at an altitude setting of 29.92 inches of mercury, and is therefore MORE

Pressure

Science / Chemistry / Pressure: Force per unit area. The SI unit of pressure is the pascal, defined as one newton per square meter. Other common pressure units are the atmosphere, the bar, and the Torr. MORE

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