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pressurization

[presh-er-uh-zey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. the process or act of pressurizing.
  2. the state of being pressurized.
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Origin of pressurization

First recorded in 1935–40; pressurize + -ation
Related formsre·pres·su·ri·za·tion, noun
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n.

1937, from pressure + -ization.

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