Pressure Jump

Science / Weather / Pressure Jump: A sudden increase in the observed atmospheric pressure or station pressure.

Other Words for Jump

Jump Verb Synonyms: pass, move, leap, skip
Jump Noun Synonyms: leap, bound, spring, pounce, hurdle, vault, hop, skip, caper, cavort, gambol
Jump Adjective Synonyms: start, jerk, wince, flinch, recoil
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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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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. MORE

Pressure Relief Valve

Business / Real Estate / Pressure Relief Valve: A valve used on hot water heating appliances to help keep the pressure in the heated tank or boiler from getting too high by allowing the relief of pressure from the valve. MORE

Pressure Port

Technology / Rockets / Pressure Port: A threaded orifice which can be fitted with a pressure gauge or pressure transducer for determining the pressures within a motor while in operation. MORE

Pressure Sensor

Science / Tides and Currents / Pressure Sensor: A pressure transducer sensing de-vice for water level measurement. A relative transducer is vented to the atmosphere and pressure readings are made relative to atmospheric pressure. An absolute transd MORE

Pressure Tendency

Science / Weather / Pressure Tendency: The pressure characteristic and amount of pressure change during a specified time period, usually the three hour period preceding the observation. MORE

Pressure-Treated Wood

Business / Construction / Pressure-Treated Wood: Lumber that has been saturated with a preservative. MORE

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