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low-pressure

[ loh-presh-er ]
/ ˈloʊˈprɛʃ ər /
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adjective
having or involving a low or below-normal pressure, as steam or water.
without vigor or persistence; not forceful or aggressive: a low-pressure campaign.
quietly persuasive; subtle; indirect: a low-pressure salesman.

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Origin of low-pressure

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

low-pressure

adjective
having, using, or involving a pressure below normala low-pressure gas
relaxed or calm
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