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American Sign Language: "pressure" (stress)

To sign "pressure," use the dominant 5-hand (or flat hand) to press the weak S-hand downward twice.

PRESSURE /  stress:


If you do the sign for "pressure" using only a single movement it can mean "oppression" or "oppressed."

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