noun see pressurize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pressurization — generally refers to the application of pressure in a given situation or environment; and more specifically refers to the process by which atmospheric pressure is maintained in an isolated or semi isolated atmospheric environment (for instance, in …   Wikipedia

  • pressurization — (Amer.) preʃərÉ™ zeɪʃn / raɪ z n. maintenance of constant pressure, application of a constant degree of pressure (also pressurisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pressurization — i. A form of climate control of an aircraft. It is a means of increasing the partial pressure of oxygen in the cabin of an aircraft flying at a high altitude by increasing the air pressure in the cabin to that of an altitude that requires no… …   Aviation dictionary

  • pressurization — pressurize (also pressurise) ► VERB 1) produce or maintain raised pressure artificially in. 2) attempt to persuade or coerce into doing something. DERIVATIVES pressurization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • pressurization — /presh euhr euh zay sheuhn/, n. 1. the process or act of pressurizing. 2. the state of being pressurized. [1935 40; PRESSURIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • pressurization — noun The act or process of increasing pressure within a volume of space. See Also: pressurize …   Wiktionary

  • pressurization — noun (U) the quality of being (pressurized (1) or the degree to which something is pressurized …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pressurization — pres·sur·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • pressurization — ˌpreshərə̇ˈzāshən noun ( s) : the action or process of pressurizing or the state of being pressurized …   Useful english dictionary

  • pressurization and dump valve — A valve used in a turbine engine fuel system equipped with duplex nozzles. When the demand for fuel is low, it flows through the primary manifold. The pressurization valve opens at a high fuel flow to deliver fuel to the secondary manifold. At… …   Aviation dictionary

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