Definition of Overpressures

1. Noun. (plural of overpressure) ¹



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Definition of Overpressures

1. overpressure [n] - See also: overpressure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overpressures

overprepared
overprepares
overpreparing
overprescribe
overprescribed
overprescribes
overprescribing
overprescription
overprescriptions
overpress
overpressed
overpresses
overpressing
overpressure
overpressured
overpressures (current term)
overpressuring
overpressurisation
overpressurisations
overpressurised
overpressurization
overpressurizations
overpressurize
overpressurized
overpressurizes
overpressurizing
overprice
overpriced
overprices
overpricing

Literary usage of Overpressures

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1. Maritime Security: Public Safety Consequences of a Terrorist Attack on A by Jim Wells (2007)
"In some cases, the overpressures generated were strong enough to damage test ... overpressures generated from RPTs would be very unlikely to have a direct ..."

2. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon, Robert Q. Marston (1986)
"Skull fractures, intra- or extracerebral hemorrhage, and cervical spine injuries occur at high overpressures, which create peak wind velocities that could ..."

3. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"Two mechanisms can release these fluid overpressures: large scale natural hydrofracturing or smaller scale damages associated with dilatancy that enhance ..."

4. Education, a First Book by Edward Lee Thorndike (1912)
"writing, improvement with practice consists in part in omitting the tremblings, overpressures, and erratic pushes and pulls. In adding, one ceases to say to ..."

5. Soviet Military Policy Since World War II by Richard Felix Staar (1986)
"Hard targets are rated at the overpressures they can withstand, expressed in pounds per square inch, or psi. 3. CEPs, yields, and deployment data are from ..."

6. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Simulated weapon yields will cover the range of 0.1 to 600 kilotons with peak overpressures produced from 3 to 35 psi and thermal fluences up to 200 cal/sq ..."

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