pressure vessel

noun

engineering a vessel designed for containing substances, reactions, etc, at pressures above atmospheric pressure

Nearby words

  1. pressure ridge,
  2. pressure sense,
  3. pressure sore,
  4. pressure suit,
  5. pressure ulcer,
  6. pressure welding,
  7. pressure-cook,
  8. pressure-treated,
  9. pressure-tube anemometer,
  10. pressure-vacuum valve

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