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pressurization

[presh-er-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌprɛʃ ər əˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the process or act of pressurizing.
2.
the state of being pressurized.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; pressurize + -ation
Related forms
repressurization, noun
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Examples from the web for pressurization
  • Self-pressurization was initiated by activating a heating coil submerged slightly below the surface.
  • The design of the pressurization system was tailored to meet the time-profile requirements of the lunar- landing mission.
  • pressurization of the tubes with fluids or gases bends the catheter in the designated direction.
  • During each pressurization run, eddy current data was acquired and synchronized with pressurization data.
Word Origin and History for pressurization
n.

1937, from pressure + -ization.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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