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pressure point

[′presh·ər pȯint]
(physiology)
A point of marked sensibility to pressure or weight, arranged like the temperature spots, and showing a specific end apparatus arranged in a punctate manner and connected with the pressure sense.
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To use this incredible technique, all you need to do is lie down on your stomach and put an ice cube on the Feng Fu pressure point.
Undo the snaps/buttons at the top of the hospital gown and remove the gown from beneath the shoulders to help prevent pressure points on the shoulder girdle.
The Australian Medical Association warned against pressure point holds.
Pressure Point asks for a few easily-obtained variables such as the number of clamps or cylinders available, and the width, thickness and species of wood being glued.
Like any device or physical maneuver, pressure points - the controlled application of pressure to a specific area of the head - should not be considered the final word on subject control.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings believes the recent dip in crude oil prices could cause selective pressure points among issuers in the North American energy space, although current prices remain well above Fitch's long-term price deck of $65/barrel.
Not only can you control another with pressure point techniques, but in the hands of an expert, one could very well main or kill an opponent by their application.
A new study by experts at Queensland's Griffith University has shown that massaging key pressure points can stave off food cravings and even turn people off certain foods for life, leading to weight loss.
PRESSURE POINT Your pal is a super-shopper, compelling you to drop dollars even though your parents are strict about spending.
To be sure you are in the right spot, use the thumb of your right hand and put it on your left hand in the spot you think is the correct pressure point.
Melt-pressure instrumentation on an extruder can range from a single transducer measuring one pressure point to a series of transducers measuring the entire process and tied to instrumentation that will record data, sound an alarm, give warnings to take corrective actions, and relay information to a process-control system.
singles Pressure Point and latest offering You Will You Won't stood out, as did the Middle East-meets-rhumba of closer Nightmare Part II.