[ presh-er-uh-zey-shuh n ]
/ ˌprɛʃ ər əˈzeɪ ʃən /


the process or act of pressurizing.
the state of being pressurized.


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Origin of pressurization

First recorded in 1935–40; pressurize + -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM pressurization

re·pres·su·ri·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020