Science / Weather / Semi-Permanent Pressure Systems: A relatively stable, stationary pressure-and-wind system where the pressure is predominately high or low with the changing season. They are not of a transitory nature, like migratory lows that develop from temperature and density differences.
Pressure Adjective Synonyms: compression, pressing, squeezing, compressing, tension, stress, crushing
Pressure Noun Synonyms: force, compression, weight, power, strength
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
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
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
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
Business / Construction / Pressure-Treated Wood: Lumber that has been saturated with a preservative. MORE