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English definition of “depressurize”

depressurize

verb [I or T] uk (UK usually depressurise)   /ˌdiːˈpreʃ.ə.raɪz/ us  
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
noun [U] uk (UK usually depressurisation)   /diːˌpreʃ.ər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ə.raɪ-/
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