depressurize

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Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ pressurize

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈpɹɛʃəɹaɪz/

Verb[edit]

depressurize (third-person singular simple present depressurizes, present participle depressurizing, simple past and past participle depressurized)

  1. (transitive) To reduce the air pressure within a chamber.
  2. (intransitive) To have the pressure of one's environmental atmosphere reduced.

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