push down


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Related to push down: pull down
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.push down - cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
submarine - bring down with a blow to the legs
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
Translations

w>push down

vt sep
(= press down)nach unten drücken
(= knock over)umstoßen; fenceniederreißen
vi (= press down)hinunterdrücken, nach unten drücken; (in childbirth) → pressen
References in classic literature ?
If those who remain of the troop persist in coming to the assault, we will allow the besiegers to get as far as the ditch, and then we will push down upon their heads that strip of wall which keeps its perpendicular by a miracle."
The MCAS safety system is designed to automatically push down the nose of the plane if it is in danger of losing lift on the wings, a condition known as an aerodynamic stall.
Higher confidence among growers amid the ongoing harvest in parts of Australia also helped push down the price.
* Strained voiding (5 items--e.g., "I push down in order to empty my bladder").
When you push down the handle coming out of the left side with your left hand, the grinding rock raises to 9-1 /2 inches.
Place heel of one hand on centre of their chest and push down by 5cm/2 inches.
As for the impact on shale production in the US, Besland said he expected American companies to try to push down their breakeven prices, and stabilise, if not boost, production.
Make sure they're firmed in by using the heel of your boot to push down the soil around the trunk.
Ofgem outlined a series of measures designed to "break the stranglehold" of the six firms which dominate the UK market and push down prices for hard-pressed households.
For air-free storage, just push down the spout and close up the vent.
Just turn the head counterclockwise from its locked position to open it, and then push down to dose out the product.