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low-pressure

[loh-presh-er] /ˈloʊˈprɛʃ ər/
adjective
1.
having or involving a low or below-normal pressure, as steam or water.
2.
without vigor or persistence; not forceful or aggressive:
a low-pressure campaign.
3.
quietly persuasive; subtle; indirect:
a low-pressure salesman.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • After significant practice, the researchers next tested the golfers under high- and low-pressure conditions.
  • Which means your rather expensive low-pressure turbine system becomes about as useful as a car with an empty gas tank.
British Dictionary definitions for low-pressure

low-pressure

adjective
1.
having, using, or involving a pressure below normal: a low-pressure gas
2.
relaxed or calm
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