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- n. atmospheric pressure
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- n. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
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The proboscis is ten centimeters long and uses air pressure to fire a little dart, an organic hypodermic if you will, that's attached to the inner nostril by a thread‑sized length of tendon.
The lighted tube leveled off and the airpumps smoothly evened out the momentary imbalance of air pressure so that no ears popped.
The reduced air pressure may precipitate postnasal drip in the ink cartridge.