HyperDic: pressurize

English > 3 senses of the word pressurize:
VERBchangepressurize, supercharge, pressuriseincrease the pressure on a gas or liquid / liquid
changepressurize, pressurisemaintain a certain pressure
changepressurize, pressuriseincrease the pressure in or of
pressurize > pronunciation
Soundspreh'sheray.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > pressurize: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningincrease the pressure on a gas or liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssupercharge, pressurise
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalanpressionar, sobrecarregar
Nounspressurethe force applied to a unit area of surface
English > pressurize: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningMaintain a certain pressure.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "the airplane cabin is pressurized"
  • "pressurize a space suit"
Synonympressurise
Broaderkeep, maintain, holdKeep in a certain state, position, or activity
Spanishpresurizar
Catalanpressionar
Nounspressurethe force applied to a unit area of surface
English > pressurize: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningincrease the pressure in or of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The captain will pressurize the cabin for the passengers' comfort"
Synonympressurise
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Oppositedepressurize, depressurise, decompressdecrease the pressure of
Catalanpressionar
Nounspressurethe force applied to a unit area of surface

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