Pressurize meaning

prĕshə-rīz
To maintain normal air pressure in (an enclosure, as an aircraft or submarine).
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To cause to have or function at greater than normal air or gas pressure.

The stairwells are pressurized to prevent smoke from entering during a fire.

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To put (gas or liquid) under a greater than normal pressure.
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To subject to psychological, political, or other nonphysical pressure.

Pressurized the government to enact reforms.

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To keep nearly standard atmospheric pressure inside (an airplane, spacesuit, submarine, etc.)
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To place under high pressure.
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To put pressure on; to put under pressure.
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Origin of pressurize