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pres·sur·ize

pressurize

 
pronunciation:
pre sh raIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pressurizes, pressurizing, pressurized
definition 1: to sustain normal air pressure in (an airplane or submarine).
definition 2: to make in such a way as to resist outside pressure.
The company pressurizes its tennis balls.
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derivations: pressurization (n.), pressurizer (n.)