ge|o|pres|sured

ge|o|pres|sured
ge|o|pres|sured «JEE uh PREHSH uhrd», adjective.
under great pressure from geologic forces: »

Success was also reported in tapping an unconventional source of natural gas—geopressured brine, or salt-containing water that has been subject to pressure from geological formations (Janet Raloff).


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  • high-pres|sure — «HY PREHSH uhr», adjective, verb, sured, sur|ing. –adj. 1. having, using, or resisting more than the usual pressure: »a high pressure boiler. 2. having high barometric pressure: »Air generally moves from a high pressure area into a low pressure… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pressured — pres|sured [ˈpreʃəd US ərd] adj feeling worried, or making you feel worried, because of the number of things you have to do British Equivalent: pressurized ▪ a highly pressured job …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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