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pressurized

adjective (UK usually pressurised)     /ˈpreʃ.ər.aɪzd/ US  /-ə.raɪzd/
If a container is pressurized, the air pressure inside it is higher than the air pressure outside it: a pressurized tank Aircraft cabins are pressurized.The state of matter
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