pressurize


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pressurize

[′presh·ə‚rīz]
(engineering)
To maintain normal atmospheric pressure in a chamber subjected to high or low external pressures.
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Any attempt to pressurize portions of a building to keep smoke from invading specific areas such as stairwells and floor spaces is greatly dependent on the tightness of those areas.
Malik Riaz said that every tactic was used to coerce and pressurize him but he would never surrender as he was not guilty and time would prove him guiltless.
An adequate concentration of dye must be distributed throughout the mold circuit before you pressurize it.
The agency intended to pressurize the propulsion system five days into the flight rather than wait until the craft reached Mars 11 months later, when its thrusters had to be fired.
Buckel recommends using blow pins to pressurize the space between the sheets to improve part definition and speed cooling by ensuring close sheet contact with the mold.
The pressurization system must be cleaned on a regular basis to ensure that the vessel will pressurize or depressurize as needed.
In essence, the system takes domestic or industrial wastewater, cooks it, pressurizes it, and exposes it to liquid oxygen.