Definition of Overpressure

1. Noun. A transient air pressure greater than the surrounding atmospheric pressure. "The overpressure of the blast kills by lethal concussion"




Definition of Overpressure

1. n. Excessive pressure or urging.

Definition of Overpressure

1. Noun. excess or markedly elevated pressure, especially a transient high pressure due to a shock wave ¹

2. Verb. To subject to a high pressure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overpressure

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Overpressure

1. Excessive pressure or urging. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overpressure

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overpressure (current term)
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Literary usage of Overpressure

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1. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"This overpressure phenomenon has been widely studied in the context of the oil industry ... Moreover, the mechanism of overpressure and the corresponding ..."

2. Fatigue by Angelo Mosso (1904)
"CHAPTER XII overpressure " I INSANELY destroyed my health by seven years' study at the very time when I should have been laying the foundation of a good ..."

3. Dynamic Factors in Education by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1906)
"CHAPTER XVIII THE DAILY PROGRAMME IN RELATION TO NERVOUS WASTE concerning DURING the past decade a great deal has been said, overpressure m the schools, ..."

4. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon, Robert Q. Marston (1986)
"overpressure Model The standard method for extrapolation that is, to our knowledge, used in virtually all government calculations is to assume that casualty ..."

5. Steam-boiler Construction: A Practical Handbook for Engineers, Boiler-makers by Walter S. Hutton (1891)
"In some cases safety-valves have been overloaded or wedged down for the purpose of temporarily obtaining higher pressure, and the overpressure has resulted ..."

6. The Hygiene of Mind by Thomas Smith Clouston (1906)
"... bad air, cruel usage, insufficient exercise, or irrational overpressure. There are certain backward children who will necessarily be backward all their ..."

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