Meaning of pressurize
Pronunciation: (presh'u-rīz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
- to raise the internal atmospheric pressure of to the required or desired level: to pressurize an astronaut's spacesuit before a walk in space.
- to maintain normal air pressure in (the cockpit or cabin of an airplane) at high altitudes.
- to apply pressure to (a gas or liquid); supercharge.
- to pressure-cook.
- pressurize (Thesaurus)