- 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]: a large low-pressure system south of BermudaMore example sentences
- Minor short-wave troughs moving in the westerly upper air flow provide the dynamics conducive to the development of surface low-pressure systems.
- At the same time the cold air moving southwards behind the low-pressure centre is losing height.
- The surface weather map shows an open warm sector with a deepening low-pressure centre.
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- 1Involving a small or limited degree of physical force: a low-pressure nozzle is recommendedMore example sentences
- For cylinder head production, the plant employs low-pressure die casting.
- The casting is performed with a low-pressure casting setup.
- In that low-pressure technique, hot, carbon-containing gases condense and react on a hard surface to form a thin coating of diamond.
- 2Involving a low level of activity or exertion; nonstressful: her low-pressure style of teachingMore example sentences
- The club believes he could benefit from a two-week call-up in the low-pressure atmosphere of May.
- Do an activity together, allowing the teen to talk in a low-pressure environment.
- I like playing with ideas - for fun, in a low-pressure kind of way.
- 2.1(Of a salesperson or sales pitch) employing a low degree of coercion: a seminar in low-pressure sales tacticsMore example sentences
- We believe that the advertising we do run actually helps readers make good decisions because it provides information they can consider in a comfortable, low-pressure environment.
- This is low-pressure selling and we are having no problem getting sales.
- Instead, they want to wow visitors with interactive kiosks, freebies, and the ability to play with consumer electronics in a low-pressure environment where nothing is for sale.