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Meaning of "overpressure" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OVERPRESSURE

overpressure  [ˈəʊvəˌprɛʃə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OVERPRESSURE

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Overpressure is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OVERPRESSURE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Overpressure

Overpressure is the pressure caused by a shock wave over and above normal atmospheric pressure. The shock wave may be caused by sonic boom or by explosion, and the resulting overpressure receives particular attention when measuring the effects of nuclear weapons or thermobaric bombs.

Definition of overpressure in the English dictionary

The definition of overpressure in the dictionary is the blast effect of a nuclear weapon expressed as an amount of pressure greater than normal barometric pressure.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OVERPRESSURE


acupressure
ˈækjʊˌprɛʃə
Cheshire
ˈtʃɛʃə
compressure
kəmˈprɛʃə
counterpressure
ˈkaʊntəˌprɛʃə
expressure
ɛksˈprɛʃə
flesher
ˈflɛʃə
fresher
ˈfrɛʃə
impressure
ɪmˈprɛʃə
pressure
ˈprɛʃə
refresher
rɪˈfrɛʃə
secesher
sɪˈsɛʃə
thresher
ˈθrɛʃə
tressure
ˈtrɛʃə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OVERPRESSURE

overpraise
overprecise
overpreparation
overprepare
overprescribe
overpress
overprice
overpriced
overprint
overprivileged
overprize
overprocess
overproduce
overproduction
overprogram
overprogrammed
overprogramming
overpromise
overpromote
overproof

WORDS THAT END LIKE OVERPRESSURE

air pressure
assure
atmospheric pressure
back pressure
blood pressure
centre of pressure
chaussure
commissure
fissure
high pressure
high-pressure
hydrostatic pressure
low-pressure
oil pressure
osmotic pressure
partial pressure
peer pressure
reassure
to be sure
tyre pressure
vapour pressure

Synonyms and antonyms of overpressure in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «overpressure» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OVERPRESSURE

Find out the translation of overpressure to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of overpressure from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «overpressure» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

超压
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sobrepresión
570 millions of speakers

English

overpressure
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

overpressure
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الضغط الزائد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

избыточное давление
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sobrepressão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অত্যধিক চাপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

surpression
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Overpressure
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Überdruck
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

過度の圧力
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

과압
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Overpressure
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

áp sức quá cao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அதிகப்படியான அழுத்தத்தைத்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दडपशाही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aşırı basınç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sovrapressione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nadciśnienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

надлишковий тиск
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

suprapresiune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπερπίεσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oor druk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

övertryck
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

overtrykk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of overpressure

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OVERPRESSURE»

The term «overpressure» is regularly used and occupies the 55.858 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OVERPRESSURE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about overpressure

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OVERPRESSURE»

Discover the use of overpressure in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to overpressure and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Physics and Nuclear Arms Today
The shock or blast wave produced by a nuclear explosion is characterized by a sharp increase in air pressure, accompanied by extremely strong winds. Sudden overpressure crushes objects and collapses structures, while the wind can turn ...
David Hafemeister, 1991
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Overpressures in Petroleum Exploration: Workshop Proceedings ...
HSU. K. & BELAUD. D. (1998). — Integration application of reat-time LWD sonic for overpressure detection and seismic — Overpressures in petroleum exploration; Proc. Workshop. Pau, April 1998. — Bull. Centre Recti. Ell Explor. Prod, Mem.
Alan Mitchell, Dominique Grauls, 1998
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Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries: Hazard ...
S p° Irt o — 0 -§ Time Figure 17.57 Variation of overpressure from a blast wave with time at a fixed point 10 psi is Equation 17.25.1 with the decay parameter set equal to unity. Information on the decay of overpressure is given by Glasstone ...
Sam Mannan, 2004
4
Design of Blast Resistant Buildings in Petrochemical Facilities
Blast overpressures are specific to companies, processes and sites and it is therefore impractical to quantify a uniform minimum or maximum blast overpressure. A survey of the blast resistant design practices of some operating companies and ...
‎1997
5
Pressure Regimes in Sedimentary Basins and Their Prediction: ...
Bjorkum and Nadeau (1998) have cited quartz-clay stylolitization and complementary quartz reprecipitation as a principal cause of overpressure in quartz-sandstone reservoirs. We have therefore examined the magnitude overpressure that ...
Alan R. Huffman, Glenn L. Bowers, 2002
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Piping and Pipeline Engineering: Design, Construction, ...
A pressure relief valve may be (a) a relief valve which lifts gradually and recloses as the overpressure dissipates, which is typical of liquid service, (b) a safety valve that pops open suddenly, remains fully open, and recloses when the ...
George A. Antaki, 2003
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Overpressure in High Schools in Denmark
Niels Theodor Axel Hertel. of girls. They have pointed to the increased prevalence of hysteria, neuralgia, and sick-headache amongst young women of the middle and upper classes, and have connected this with the way in which education is ...
Niels Theodor Axel Hertel, 1885
8
Risk Assessment In Chemical Process Industries
Overpressure/Blast waves/Shock waves A sudden and violent release of energy causes the surrounding air pressure to rise rapidly creating a region of positive pressure known as overpressure. As the consequent 'blast' wave moves away ...
F.I. Khan, S.A. Abbasi, 1998
9
Blast Waves
3 include the equations for the calculation of the reflected pressure, given the incident overpressure and the ambient conditions. The reflected overpressure divided by the incident overpressure is the reflection factor. The R–H reflected ...
Charles E. Needham, 2010
10
Carbon Dioxide Capture for Storage in Deep Geologic ...
Effects of Increased Overpressure Due to C0; Filling Well Bore The following sections consider some of the issues relating to the potential for leakage of carbon dioxide along well pathways and, in particular, the maximum level of overpressure ...
David C Thomas, Sally M Benson, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OVERPRESSURE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term overpressure is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Just Who Exactly Blew Up SpaceX's Rocket Ship?
"On June 28, 2015, following a nominal liftoff, Falcon 9 experienced an overpressure event in the upper stage liquid oxygen tank approximately ... «Motley Fool, Jul 15»
2
Elon Musk says firm complacent prior to Space X rocket explosion
The CRS7 rocket exploded just prior to the second stage separation and it's thought likely to have been caused by an overpressure event in an ... «Digital Trends, Jul 15»
3
Soyuz TMA-17M lifts off successfully for International Space Station
Elon Musk, the founder of the spacecraft blamed an overpressure in the upper liquid oxygen tank as cause of explosion. Last April, a press ... «Venture Capital Post, Jul 15»
4
DCN receives largest EPIC order in it's history for gas pipeline repair …
The complete facility at the DCN hyperbaric centre includes a separate control container and a saturation chamber under overpressure, with ... «WorldOil, Jul 15»
5
SpaceX 'Complacent' Before Rocket Explosion, Elon Musk Says
... a bottle of high-pressure helium inside the Falcon 9 snapped on June 28, leading to a rapid "overpressure event" in the rocket's upper-stage ... «Space.com, Jul 15»
6
SpaceX to scrutinize supply chain after rocket failure
“Preliminary analysis suggests the overpressure event in the upper stage liquid oxygen tank was initiated by a flawed piece of support ... «ECNmag.com, Jul 15»
7
REPORT: Broken Strut Suspected Cause of SpaceX Falcon 9 Failure
Preliminary analysis suggests the overpressure event in the upper stage liquid oxygen tank was initiated by a flawed piece of support hardware ... «SpaceCoastDaily.com, Jul 15»
8
SpaceX Rocket Explosion Likely Caused by Faulty Strut, Elon Musk …
This failure allowed the bottle to shoot to the top of the booster's upper-stage liquid-oxygen tank at high speed, causing a rapid "overpressure ... «Yahoo News UK, Jul 15»
9
Let's Worry about a Real Threat
Industries in Israel are a source for handy devices like blast valves that protect underground shelters from explosive overpressure. «American Thinker, Jul 15»
10
Simulating Bike Racing Aerodynamics: The Guy Behind You Matters
Looking at the pressure gradients from the simulation, you can see the large overpressure area (red) in front of the car. This overpressure ... «ENGINEERING.com, Jul 15»

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