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pressure system

[′presh·ər ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
Any system of pipes, vessels, tanks, reactors, and other equipment, or interconnections thereof, operating with an internal pressure greater than atmospheric.
(meteorology)
An individual cyclonic-scale feature of atmospheric circulation, commonly used to denote either a high or a low, less frequently a ridge or a trough.
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Muscat: A low pressure system has formed over the south west of Arabian Sea and is moving north west, according to a Public Authority for Civil Aviation tweeted.
The low pressure system is displacing the high pressure system that brought clear skies and intense heat to Western Oregon last week.
Also at surface level however, the low pressure system along the northern half of the coastline, opposed the intrusion of the high pressure cell.
Muscat: Unsettled weather conditions in Oman that have been linked to a low pressure system will persist until the end of April, the Met Office announced late on Wednesday.
Muscat, Mar 20 (ONA) The Directorate General of Meteorology and Air Navigation (DGMAN) said that weather charts indicate that the Sultanate's weather will be affected by a state of weather instability during the next two days (Thursday and Friday) as a result of low pressure system influence.
The stronger the pressure system, the greater the wind's speed.
A low pressure system and a rainy front brought heavy rain Thursday to the Pacific side of western Japan, prompting the weather agency to warn of downpours in a broad area from Okinawa to western and central Japan through Friday.
The Miami-based hurricane center said the low pressure system was producing winds of near-tropical storm strength in some areas.
The BigFoot tyre pressure system is cutting wear and tear on forest roads Newtown haulier Tony Hughes was given a pounds 10,000 grant to install the system on a new pounds 170,000 Renault Lander wagon.
Al Ain After causing heavy rain nationwide over the last few days, a low pressure system is expected to weaken today, bringing sunny weather from tomorrow, weathermen said.
He said yesterday: "As we head into the weekend and next week, a low pressure system will provide much of the UK with a heightened risk of thunderstorms.