pressure cabin

pressure cabin
noun Date: 1935 a pressurized cabin

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  • pressure cabin — Aeron. a pressurized cabin. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • pressure cabin — pres′sure cab in n. a pressurized cabin • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • pressure cabin — compartment in the craft of a vessel whose atmospheric pressure can be regulated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cabin pressurization — is the active pumping of compressed air into an aircraft cabin when flying at altitude to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for crew and passengers in the low outside atmospheric pressure.Pressurization is essential over 3,000 m (10,000 …   Wikipedia

  • cabin altitude — noun The nominal pressure maintained in the cabin of a pressurized aircraft • • • Main Entry: ↑cabin …   Useful english dictionary

  • cabin pressurization safety valve — A combination pressure and vacuum valve meant to prevent cabin pressurization from exceeding safe limits. The valve normally combines the functions of overpressure relief valve, vacuum relief valve, and dump valve. The overpressure relief valve… …   Aviation dictionary

  • cabin differential pressure — The difference between pressure inside and outside the cabin of a pressurized aircraft. The maximum differential pressure that can be maintained is a function of aircraft structure. It is desirable to have cabin pressure as close to the sea level …   Aviation dictionary

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