overpressurization


overpressurization

noun

  1. pressure in excess of normal atmospheric pressure, as that caused by an explosion’s shock wave or created in an accelerating airplane.

verb (used with object), o·ver·pres·sured, o·ver·pres·sur·ing.

  1. to cause or expose to overpressure.
  2. to make undue demands on by a regimen, work load, etc.: students overpressured with heavy academic schedules.

noun

  1. the blast effect of a nuclear weapon expressed as an amount of pressure greater than normal barometric pressure

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