Definition of Depressurize

1. Verb. Decrease the pressure of. "Depressurize the cabin in the air plane"

Exact synonyms: Decompress, Depressurise
Generic synonyms: Adjust, Correct, Set
Specialized synonyms: Puncture
Derivative terms: Decompressing, Decompression
Antonyms: Pressurise, Pressurize



Definition of Depressurize

1. Verb. (transitive) To reduce the air pressure within a chamber. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To have the pressure of one's environmental atmosphere reduced. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depressurize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Literary usage of Depressurize

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

1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeTechnolog (1992)
"depressurize lock slowly to 165 fsw (73.4 psig) Secure all supply and exhaust ... depressurize, repair, and retest inner lock. Inner lock pressure drop test ..."

2. 57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (& Yourself) by Rick Weinzierl (1999)
"If you cannot empty the aerosol cans by using the contents yourself, find someone who can. Empty and depressurize the aerosol container. ..."

3. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air DivingSports & Recreati (1999)
"depressurize the lock and adjust, repair or replace components as necessary to eliminate ... depressurize the lock to 165 fsw (73.4 psig). Hold for 1 hour. ..."

4. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"Eventually the source reservoir may become depleted and may depressurize. The flow to the sink will then drop off dramatically and it is possible that the ..."

5. Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and Procedural and edited by Barry Leonard (2000)
"... a one-way register (to depressurize the house) meet the requirements? Answer: Yes; (The one way register should depressurize only in Zones 2 and 3). 11. ..."

6. Workshop on Advanced Nuclear Reactor Safety Issues and Research Needs: Paris by International Atomic Energy Agency, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"... can be used to depressurize the RCS. The depressurization would ensure that HPME does not occur after vessel breach.The lower RCS pressure is necessary ..."

7. Design and Use of Superior Asphalt Binders by Richard R. Davison (1994)
"The short time required to depressurize, remove the samples and return to operating pressure and temperature is small compared to the total aging time. ..."

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