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  1. having or involving a low or below-normal pressure, as steam or water.
  2. without vigor or persistence; not forceful or aggressive: a low-pressure campaign.
  3. quietly persuasive; subtle; indirect: a low-pressure salesman.

Origin of low-pressure

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for low-pressure


  1. having, using, or involving a pressure below normala low-pressure gas
  2. relaxed or calm
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