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1. pressurise

verb. increase the pressure in or of.

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • set
  • correct

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • decrease
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • -ise (English)
  • -ise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pressure (English)

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2. pressurise

verb. maintain a certain pressure.

Synonyms

  • maintain
  • keep
  • hold

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • -ise (English)
  • -ise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pressure (English)

3. pressurise

verb. increase the pressure on a gas or liquid.

Synonyms

  • supercharge
  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • -ise (English)
  • -ise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pressure (English)

Example sentences of the word pressurise


1. Verb, base form
Allow the keg to pressurise for three days in a cool location, away from sunlight.

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