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English definition of “depressurize”

depressurize

verb [I or T] (UK usually depressurise)     /ˌdiːˈpreʃ.ə.raɪz/
to (cause a closed space, especially the inside of an aircraft to) become lower in air pressure: If the cabin depressurizes, oxygen masks will automatically drop down.Energy, force and powerPower and intensityAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air depressurization (UK usually depressurisation)     /diːˌpreʃ.ər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ə.raɪ-/ noun [U]
(Definition of depressurize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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