Definition of counterpressure
- … allow the user to change the firmness of the mattress by adjusting the flow of air, providing a counterpressure to body weight.
- —Moshe Lewis
- counterpressure applied to the lower back during labor for pain relief
- But some of them might actually need some counterpressure before they can effectively stand up to the illiberal forces growing stronger on so many campuses.
- —Jonathan Haidt
- … the internal pressures and counterpressures influencing the Arab world …
- —Laura Secor