verb (used with object), high-pres·sured, high-pres·sur·ing.
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Origin of high-pressure
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The University of Phoenix says high-pressure tactics are not tolerated.‘Degree Mills’ Are Exploiting Veterans and Making Millions Off the GI Bill|Aaron Glantz|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To raise oil from the depths, rigs often inject water at high-pressure into the wells.
The operation, therefore, of high-pressure engines will be readily understood.
The high-pressure belt north of these trade winds is a region of calms, which Maury called the calms of Cancer.Meteorology|Charles Fitzhugh Talman
He recognized the signs of high-pressure, and the light in Wrayson's eyes puzzled him.The Avenger|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The public are indebted to him for the invention of the high-pressure steam-engine and the first railway steam-carriage.
That high-pressure engines owed their advantages mainly to a reduction of the relative importance of this latent heat.