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counterpressure

[koun-ter-presh-er]
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noun
  1. pressure in the opposite direction or with opposing effect.
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Origin of counterpressure

First recorded in 1645–55; counter- + pressure
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  • There is another way, however, of better securing the same purpose of counterpressure.

    Old-Time Makers of Medicine

    James J. Walsh