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counterpressure

[koun-ter-presh-er] /ˈkaʊn tərˌprɛʃ ər/
noun
1.
pressure in the opposite direction or with opposing effect.
Origin of counterpressure
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; counter- + pressure
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