Definition of Decompressing

1. Noun. Relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure).

Exact synonyms: Decompression
Generic synonyms: Alleviation, Easement, Easing, Relief
Derivative terms: Decompress, Decompress
Antonyms: Compression



Definition of Decompressing

1. Verb. (present participle of decompress) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decompressing

1. decompress [v] - See also: decompress

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decompressing

decomposite
decomposites
decomposition
decomposition of movement
decomposition potential
decomposition reaction
decompositional
decompositions
decompound
decompound leaf
decompoundable
decompounds
decompress
decompressed
decompresses
decompressing
decompression
decompression bomb
decompression bombs
decompression chamber
decompression disease
decompression illness
decompression operations
decompression sickness
decompressions
decompressive
decompressor
decompressors
decon
deconcentrate

Literary usage of Decompressing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diseases of occupation and vocational hygiene by George Martin Kober, William Clinton Hanson (1916)
"HALDANE'S TABLE FOR DECOMPRESSION Atmosphere 40l 30 Decompressing FROM 40 LB. GAUGE PRESSURE TO ATMOSPHERE AFTER 3 HOURS IMMERSION. DR. ..."

2. New York Tunnel Extension, the Pennsylvania Railroad: Description of the by American Society of Civil Engineers (1910)
"The details of these decompressing valves will be found in a paper by the writer entitled "Caisson Disease and Its Prevention."* For locking out materials, ..."

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