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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who applies weight or force; Also: One that maintains normal air force (as in an airplane).

Usage examples (9)
  • Pressure is maintained by steam in a pressurizer (see diagram).
  • A PIRATE RAID UNAWARE THAT TOM lay helpless inside the jetmarine, Mr. Swift and the rest of the group waited around the massive concrete pressurizer as the test period...
  • "The pressurizer relief tank remained intact," a statement from the NRC said.
  • Added the opposing classes sitting opposite the contestants, this is a very good pressurizer. for more
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