Differential Pressure

Technology / Aviation / Differential Pressure: A difference between two pressures. The measurement of airspeed is an example of the use of a differential pressure.

Other Words for Pressure

Pressure Noun Synonyms: force, compression, weight, power, strength
Pressure Adjective Synonyms: compression, pressing, squeezing, compressing, tension, stress, crushing
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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 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 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 Transducer

Technology / Rockets / Pressure Transducer: Outputs electrical signal proportional to pressure. MORE

Pressure-Treated Wood

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

Pressureless Ball

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

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