pressurize

Definitions of pressurize
1

v maintain a certain pressure

“the airplane cabin is pressurized
pressurize a space suit”
Synonyms:
pressurise
Type of:
hold, keep, maintain
keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"

v increase the pressure on a gas or liquid

Synonyms:
pressurise, supercharge
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v increase the pressure in or of

“The captain will pressurize the cabin for the passengers' comfort”
Synonyms:
pressurise
Antonyms:
decompress, depressurise, depressurize
decrease the pressure of
Type of:
adjust, correct, set
alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

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