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English definition of “high-pressure”

high-pressure

adjective /ˈhɑɪˈpreʃ·ər/

high-pressure adjective (STRESS)

involving a lot of stress because of the high expectations of others: a high-pressure job

high-pressure adjective (FORCE)

having or using a lot of force: high-pressure hoses earth science High-pressure also means having a high barometric pressure (= amount of force on the earth's surface caused by the weight of the air).
(Definition of high-pressure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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