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pres·sur·ize

 (prĕsh′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. pres·sur·ized, pres·sur·iz·ing, pres·sur·iz·es
1. To maintain normal air pressure in (an enclosure, as an aircraft or submarine).
2. To cause to have or function at greater than normal air or gas pressure: The stairwells are pressurized to prevent smoke from entering during a fire.
3. To put (gas or liquid) under a greater than normal pressure.
4. Informal To subject to psychological, political, or other nonphysical pressure: pressurized the government to enact reforms.

pres′sur·i·za′tion (-ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
pres′sur·iz′er n.
Translations
mise en pression

pressurization

pressurization

[ˌprɛʃəraɪˈzeɪʃn] npressurizzazione f
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The capacity of the pressurization fans must be sufficient to move the stairwell NPP below the location of the fire floor.
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