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high-pressure air

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  • High-pressure — High pres sure (?; 135), a. 1. Having or involving a pressure greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere; said of steam, air, water, etc., and of steam, air, or hydraulic engines, water wheels, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Urgent; intense; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • High-pressure engine — High pressure High pres sure (?; 135), a. 1. Having or involving a pressure greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere; said of steam, air, water, etc., and of steam, air, or hydraulic engines, water wheels, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Urgent;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high-pressure — adj [only before noun] 1.) a high pressure job or situation is one in which you need to work very hard = ↑stressful 2.) high pressure sales/selling methods etc very direct and often successful ways of persuading people to buy something ▪ high… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • High pressure nervous syndrome — (HPNS) is a neurological and physiological diving disorder that results when a diver spends too much time breathing a high pressure mixture of helium and oxygen (heliox).cite book |title=Bennett and Elliott s physiology and medicine of diving,… …   Wikipedia

  • high-pressure — adjective 1. ) used for describing people or situations that make you feel forced to do something or forced to succeed: a high pressure salesman/job/situation 2. ) containing a lot of force, or using a lot of pressure from air, water, or steam: a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • High pressure area — A high pressure area (also called a high or high pressure) is a region where the atmospheric pressure is greater than surrounding areas. In the northern hemisphere high pressure areas move clockwise, whereas they move counter clockwise in the… …   Wikipedia

  • High-pressure steam — Steam Steam (st[=e]m), n. [OE. stem, steem, vapor, flame, AS. ste[ a]m vapor, smoke, odor; akin to D. stoom steam, perhaps originally, a pillar, or something rising like a pillar; cf. Gr. sty ein to erect, sty^los a pillar, and E. stand.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high-pressure — 1 adjective (only before noun) 1 a high pressure job or situation is one in which you need to work very hard; stressful 2 high pressure sales/selling methods etc very direct and often successful ways of persuading people to buy something: high… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • high-pressure — UK / US adjective 1) containing a lot of force, or using a lot of pressure from air, water, or steam a high pressure steam heating system 2) used for describing people or situations that make you feel forced to do something or forced to succeed a …   English dictionary

  • high pressure relief valve — [1] A safety valve located in the discharge line (six cylinder compressors) or the compressor block (two cylinder compressors) [2] Located somewhere on the high side of the air conditioning system often next to the receiver drier this safety… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Air gun — Air rifle and Air pistol redirect here. For other uses, see Air gun (disambiguation) An air gun (air rifle or air pistol) is a rifle or pistol which fires projectiles by means of compressed air or other gas, (in contrast to a firearm which uses… …   Wikipedia

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