Definition of low pressure in English:

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low pressure


[mass noun]
A condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is below average (e.g. in a depression): areas of low pressure almost always bring rain [as modifier]: low-pressure systems across the Alps
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  • Light-ice years are associated with more low-pressure activity in the East Siberian Sea.
  • At the same time the cold air moving southwards behind the low-pressure centre is losing height.
  • The first thing is, remember, a hurricane is just an area of extremely low pressure, and there's a lot of circulation around that center of low pressure.

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