n. 压力；压迫，[物] 压强
It means greater and greater consumption and greater pressure for the earth.
来自：人口应该遏制 Population to Be Curbed
Finally, the pressure put on high school students by excessive schoolwork can cause serious stress, which is unhealthy physically and mentally.
He listened to the patient's heart,took his blood pressure and temperature,gave him an X-ray and examined his eyes and ears.
来自：Would My Father Have to Operate父亲得动手术吗
Once he declared that he would stop smoking right away under the pressure of my mother,and he threw his cigarets into the dustbin.
来自：Father Has Given up Smoking父亲戒烟了
After that be measured my blood pressure and asked me to get my lungs X-rayed.
来自：Seeing a Doctor(二)
College students are already under considerable pressure from their coursework.