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pressure pad

[′presh·ər ‚pad]
(engineering)
A steel reinforcement in the face of a plastics mold to help the land absorb the closing pressure.
(engineering acoustics)
A felt pad mounted on a spring arm, used to hold magnetic tape in close contact with the head on some tape recorders.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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