pressurized

pressurized
also -ised BrE adjective
1 containing air that has controlled pressure: a pressurized container | pressurised high altitude aircraft
2 BrE feeling worried or making you feel worried, because of the amount of things you have to do; pressured: today's pressured society

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • pressurized — /presh euh ruyzd /, adj. 1. brought to and maintained at an atmospheric pressure higher than that of the surroundings: cooking with pressurized steam. 2. maintained at an air pressure comfortable for breathing: a pressurized cabin and cockpit; a… …   Universalium

  • pressurized — pres|sur|ized also pressurised BrE [ˈpreʃəraızd] adj 1.) if a container or space is pressurized, the air, gas, or liquid inside it is kept at a controlled pressure ▪ a pressurized aircraft cabin ▪ a pressurized water reactor 2.) BrE feeling… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pressurized — /presh euh ruyzd /, adj. 1. brought to and maintained at an atmospheric pressure higher than that of the surroundings: cooking with pressurized steam. 2. maintained at an air pressure comfortable for breathing: a pressurized cabin and cockpit; a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pressurized — [[t]pre̱ʃəraɪzd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n In a pressurized container or area, the pressure inside is different from the pressure outside. Supplementary oxygen is rarely needed in pressurized aircraft... Certain types of foods are also dispensed in… …   English dictionary

  • pressurized — pres|sur|ized [ preʃə,raızd ] adjective 1. ) treated in a special way that changes the air pressure so that people can breathe normally: a pressurized cabin in an airplane 2. ) a pressurized container forces a substance out when the container is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pressurized — UK [ˈpreʃəraɪzd] / US [ˈpreʃəˌraɪzd] adjective 1) treated in a special way that changes the air pressure so that people can breathe normally a pressurized cabin in a plane 2) a pressurized container forces a substance out when the container is… …   English dictionary

  • pressurized — [ˈpreʃəˌraɪzd] adj 1) with air pressure that is controlled so that it is different from the air pressure outside, for example in a plane 2) a pressurized container forces a substance out when the container is opened …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Pressurized water reactor — (PWRs) (also VVER if of Russian design) are generation II nuclear power reactors that use ordinary water under high pressure (superheated water) as coolant and neutron moderator. The primary coolant loop is kept under high pressure to prevent the …   Wikipedia

  • Pressurized wall — Pressurized walls are temporary walls that are built with reams of 1/2 to 5/8 Sheet rock (plasterboard), metal 2x3 s or 2x4 s, or taped, plastered and compounded. After the frame out process, 1 1/4 sheet rock screws are used to attach the drywall …   Wikipedia

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