terminal pressure

terminal pressure

[′tər·mən·əl ¦presh·ər]
(engineering)
A pressure drop across a unit when the maximum allowable pressure drop is reached, as for a filter press.
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Costs are rising much faster than they can increase revenue and that will lead to businesses being under greater cost pressure and for many that may probably be terminal pressure.
Charmed as they fluttered by in their chromatic glory, I hadn't an inkling of the terminal pressures human civilisation was already exerting on their kind.

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