- to cause or expose to overpressure.
- to make undue demands on by a regimen, work load, etc.: students overpressured with heavy academic schedules.
Origin of overpressure
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Examples from the Web for overpressure
The laws of overpressure are at this moment acting slowly and silently in our midst.Z. Marcas
Honore de Balzac
I am getting on first rate with my Greek, and will do capital if my health does not break down with overpressure.My Lady Nicotine
J. M. Barrie
Forcing and overpressure have the same origin, and the same result upon alert and varied intellectual interest.Democracy and Education
Under the overpressure on medical skill and time is bound to diminish tact and sympathy.A Poor Man's House
Stephen Sydney Reynolds
- the blast effect of a nuclear weapon expressed as an amount of pressure greater than normal barometric pressure
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