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The University of Phoenix says high-pressure tactics are not tolerated.

To raise oil from the depths, rigs often inject water at high-pressure into the wells.

Pumping high-pressure fluids into the rock causes fractures, which makes extracting the fossil fuels more efficient.

There is definitely excess in this business, and high pressure.

It gives you a sense of patience for the ups and downs of the high pressure moments of the campaign.

With him one is at high pressure all the time, and I have gained a good many more ideas from him than I can work up in a hurry.

Trevithick's high-pressure steam boring engine enabled him to penetrate the rock five times as fast as the quarryman's power.

The use of the high-pressure steam agricultural engine was not confined to Cornwall.

This was probably the first application of high-pressure steam to give motion to pump-rods.

The Herland 33-inch pole high-pressure expansive steam puffer-engine commenced its up-stroke with steam of 150 lbs.


On this page you'll find 241 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high-pressure, such as: browbeat, bully, intimidate, repress, strong-arm, and suppress.

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