Pressure Relief Valve (PRV)

Business / Construction / Pressure Relief Valve (PRV): A device mounted on a hot water heater or boiler which is designed to release any high steam pressure in the tank to prevent tank explosions.

Other Words for Pressure

Pressure Adjective Synonyms: compression, pressing, squeezing, compressing, tension, stress, crushing
Pressure Noun Synonyms: force, compression, weight, power, strength
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Other Words for Relief

Relief Noun Synonyms: ease, easing, abatement, easement, deliverance, remedy, redress, alleviation, release, remission, assuagement, liberation, recess
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Relief

Science / Geology / Relief: Variations in the height and slope of Earth's surface. Also used in reference to the vertical difference between the highest and lowest elevations of an area. MORE

Reed Valves

Technology / Motorcycle / Reed Valves: Reed valves are commonly used in high-performance versions of the two-stroke engine, where they control the fuel-air mixture admitted to the crankcase. As the piston rises in the cylinder the resultin MORE

Process Acupressure

Health / Massage / Process Acupressure: This integrated therapy combines traditional acupressure with Zero Balancing techniques and psychological processing to enhance psycho-spiritual growth. Process acupressure offers a hands-on method of MORE

Relief Pitcher

Entertainment / Baseball / Relief Pitcher: The pitcher replacing the starting pitcher. The relief pitcher can win, lose, save, or not be involved in the game’s final score. MORE

Relief Valve

Business / Construction / Relief Valve: A device designed to open if it detects excess temperature or pressure. MORE

Selection Pressure

Science / Marine Biology / Selection Pressure: A measure of the effectiveness of natural selection in altering the genetic composition of a population. See also natural selection. MORE

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