Pressure-cooker meaning

An airtight metal pot that uses steam under pressure at high temperature to cook food quickly.
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A situation or an atmosphere of difficulty, stress, or anxiety.
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An airtight metal container for quick cooking by means of steam under pressure.
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Any place or situation characterized by emotional pressure, urgent and persistent demands, etc.
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(cooking) A sealed cooking vessel that allows cooking in greater than atmospheric pressure and at a temperature above the boiling point of water.
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Alternative spelling of pressure cooker.
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