Translation of pressurize in Spanish:

pressurize

Pronunciation: /ˈpreʃəraɪz/

vt

  • 1.1 [Aerospace/Espacio] [Aviation/Aviación] presurizar*
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    • Both the Fokker F27 and the Fokker 50 aircraft have pressurised cabins allowing them to fly above weather conditions and providing a smoother flight.
    • Stay off planes for at least 13 hours after diving: Even pressurized cabins in commercial aircraft can bring on decompression sickness, i.e., the dreaded bends.
    • If the cabin is pressurized, do not descend at a rate exceeding the value calculated by the flight engineer, and either adjust automatic pilot for descent or turn it OFF.
    1.2 (urge) (British English/inglés británico) pressure2
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    • It is vital that the clergy's attempts to pressurise politicians are rebuffed.
    • This gives the family enough time to pressurize the girl and influence the nature of the statement she gives.
    • Patients, their families and relatives will also be asked to pressurise local politicians to force the Government to halt the cutbacks.

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