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  • v. Alternative spelling of depressurize.

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  • v. decrease the pressure of


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de- +‎ pressurise


  • It put test subjects in a metabolic chamber (the kind divers use to depressurise) and had them drink three Envigas and eat a set diet during a 24-hour period.

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  • Free gas recovery would depressurise the reservoir, leading to hydrate melting at the hydrate - free gas interface and thus to free gas replenishment.

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  • He must check the suit, depressurise the capsule, and open the hatch - which, luckily, was almost full-length.

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  • A passenger on a charter flight in northern Canada forced open the aircraft's door and leapt to his death, making the freezing cabin depressurise at 23,000 feet. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Oxygen masks did not drop, and the plane did not depressurise, the report says.

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  • According to Chinese press reports, more than 30 technologies will be tested during the mission, including a Chinese made airlock which will depressurise an orbital module ahead of the walk and repressurise it after it is over.


  • He added: "Once a fault like this happens you have to depressurise the reactor, which takes about a week.



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