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pre shuh rahyz

  • v  increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
  • v  maintain a certain pressure
    the airplane cabin is pressurized
    pressurize a space suit
  • v  increase the pressure in or of
    The captain will pressurize the cabin for the passengers' comfort

  • Not only will this take the carbon dioxide out of circulation but it will also pressurize the field and make the remaining oil easier to pump out.
  • Immediately after the short corrective burst from Surveyor's three small vernier rockets, telemetry from the spacecraft showed that helium gas, used to pressurize both the .
  • One possible source: a utility station where a pipe marked "water" is located next to one marked "nitrogen" (used to pressurize the tank).
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  • Under pressure to push gas
    CAHONE x2013 Coy Bryant had to raise his voice over the din of construction humming away behind him. Welders threw sparks in the air as they worked near a new compressor machine that will soon rev up to pressurize billions of cubic feet of carbon dioxide flowing from underground reservoirs here and push it along a 500-mile pipeline to...
    June 22, 2013 - The Durango Herald
  • Drinking without drinking? Smoking alcohol trends online
    A trend that's re-emerging is so-called smoking alcohol, where you pressurize a drink and then breathe it right into your bloodstream.
    June 18, 2013 - CBS 5 Phoenix

  • Benazir Bhutto in FOXNews
    No single party can steer Pakistan out of the present crisis, and the democratic forces should come forward and pressurize the present regime to hold free and fair elections,Bhutto said at a news conference in Karachi on Thursday.
  • Hamid Mir in Seattle Times
    We hope that Petraeus will be able to pressurize President Karzai better, so that he becomes accountable not only to Americans but also to the Afghan people,said Hamid Mir, deputy director of Afghanistan's Center for Research and Policy...
  • Morgan Tsvangirai in Reuters
    Tsvangirai told US-based NPR that the Southern African Development Community should work to ensure the election "is postponed and conducted under SADC (standards) or to pressurize Mugabe to concede that in the first round he has lost the election...

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