depressurize


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de·pres·sur·ize

 (dē-prĕsh′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. de·pres·sur·ized, de·pres·sur·iz·ing, de·pres·sur·iz·es
To reduce the pressure of air or gas within (a chamber or vehicle, for example).

de·pres′sur·i·za′tion (-prĕsh′ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

depressurize

(dɪˈprɛʃəˌraɪz) or

depressurise

vb
(Aeronautics) (tr) to reduce the pressure of a gas inside (a container or enclosed space), as in an aircraft cabin
deˌpressuriˈzation, deˌpressuriˈsation n

de•pres•sur•ize

(diˈprɛʃ əˌraɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to remove the air pressure from.
v.i.
2. to lose air pressure.
[1940–45]
de•pres`sur•i•za′tion, n.
de•pres′sur•iz`er, n.

depressurize


Past participle: depressurized
Gerund: depressurizing

Imperative
depressurize
depressurize
Present
I depressurize
you depressurize
he/she/it depressurizes
we depressurize
you depressurize
they depressurize
Preterite
I depressurized
you depressurized
he/she/it depressurized
we depressurized
you depressurized
they depressurized
Present Continuous
I am depressurizing
you are depressurizing
he/she/it is depressurizing
we are depressurizing
you are depressurizing
they are depressurizing
Present Perfect
I have depressurized
you have depressurized
he/she/it has depressurized
we have depressurized
you have depressurized
they have depressurized
Past Continuous
I was depressurizing
you were depressurizing
he/she/it was depressurizing
we were depressurizing
you were depressurizing
they were depressurizing
Past Perfect
I had depressurized
you had depressurized
he/she/it had depressurized
we had depressurized
you had depressurized
they had depressurized
Future
I will depressurize
you will depressurize
he/she/it will depressurize
we will depressurize
you will depressurize
they will depressurize
Future Perfect
I will have depressurized
you will have depressurized
he/she/it will have depressurized
we will have depressurized
you will have depressurized
they will have depressurized
Future Continuous
I will be depressurizing
you will be depressurizing
he/she/it will be depressurizing
we will be depressurizing
you will be depressurizing
they will be depressurizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been depressurizing
you have been depressurizing
he/she/it has been depressurizing
we have been depressurizing
you have been depressurizing
they have been depressurizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been depressurizing
you will have been depressurizing
he/she/it will have been depressurizing
we will have been depressurizing
you will have been depressurizing
they will have been depressurizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been depressurizing
you had been depressurizing
he/she/it had been depressurizing
we had been depressurizing
you had been depressurizing
they had been depressurizing
Conditional
I would depressurize
you would depressurize
he/she/it would depressurize
we would depressurize
you would depressurize
they would depressurize
Past Conditional
I would have depressurized
you would have depressurized
he/she/it would have depressurized
we would have depressurized
you would have depressurized
they would have depressurized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.depressurize - decrease the pressure of; "depressurize the cabin in the air plane"
adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
puncture - cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing; "puncture an air balloon"
pressurise, pressurize - increase the pressure in or of; "The captain will pressurize the cabin for the passengers' comfort"
Translations

depressurize

[diːˈpreʃəˌraɪz] VTdespresurizar

depressurize

vtden Druck herabsetzen in (+dat); should the cabin become depressurized …bei Druckverlust in der Kabine
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