decompressing decompressing

Definition(s):

  • (n) relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)

Usage(s):

  1. Developed by the Navy for training submariners and decompressing divers, the 29-ft.
  2. Then, with a decompressing hiss, the door opened rapidly; in fact it seemed, to my eyes, to almost disappear.

News

  1. Cadets fall short of quest

    Even decompressing after a tough loss in the Class 3A state championship match was difficult for Concordia on Saturday.
    on November 12, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  2. The Five Conversations Bill de Blasio Will Be Having This Weekend

    With just eight weeks before someone hands him the keys to City Hall, there are conversations Mayor de Blasio has to have, even if it’s while decompressing on the beach. Here are five things Mayor-elect de Blasio may be mulling between now and Jan. 1. 1. First Deputy Mayor Chirlane McCray? Mayor-elect de Blasio has never been shy about the crucial role his wife Chirlane McCray plays in his ...
    on November 8, 2013     Source: WNYC New York Public Radio

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