\\¦jēō¦preshərd\ adjective
Etymology: ge- + pressured, from past participle of pressure (II)
: being under great pressure from geologic forces

geopressured methane

also : of, relating to, or derived from geopressured natural deposits

geopressured energy

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/jee'oh presh"euhrd/, adj.
subject to geostatic pressure. Also, geopressurized.
[1965-70; GEO- + PRESSURE + -ED2]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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