Science / Chemistry / Vapor Pressure Lowering: A colligative property of solutions. The vapor pressure of a solution is always lower than the vapor pressure of the pure solvent; the ratio of solution to pure solvent vapor pressures is approximately equal to the mole fraction of solvent in the solution.
Pressure Adjective Synonyms: compression, pressing, squeezing, compressing, tension, stress, crushing
Pressure Noun Synonyms: force, compression, weight, power, strength
Business / Construction / Pressure-Treated Wood: Lumber that has been saturated with a preservative. MORE
Technology / Rockets / Pressure Transducer: Outputs electrical signal proportional to pressure. MORE
Science / Psychiatry / Pressured Speech: Speech that is increased in amount, accelerated, and difficult or impossible to interrupt. Usually it is also loud and emphatic. Frequently the person talks without any social stimulation and may cont MORE
Entertainment / Tennis / Pressureless Ball: A special type of tennis ball that does not have a core of pressurized air as standard balls do but rather has a core made of solid rubber, or a core filled tightly with micro-particles. Quality press MORE
Science / Weather / Sea Level Pressure: The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level, usually determined from the observed station pressure. MORE