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To exert a physical force

absorb

verb

to take in a gas, liquid, or other substance

absorb

verb

to take in heat, light, or some other form of energy, instead of reflecting it

absorb

verb

to reduce the harmful effects of a physical force

conduct

verb

if something conducts heat or electricity, heat or electricity can move through it

decompress

verb

to reduce the pressure on something, especially air pressure

magnetise

a British spelling of magnetize

magnetize

verb

to make a piece of metal able to make iron or steel objects come to it so that they seem to stick to it

pressurise

a British spelling of pressurize

pressurize

verb

to make the pressure inside something such as a container different from the pressure outside

repel

verb

if one thing repels another, an electrical or magnetic force makes them move away from each other

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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