pressure cabin

noun

: a pressurized cabin

Examples of pressure cabin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To avoid destructive neutrons the crew and passengers must be placed as far as practical from the reactor itself, hence the pressure cabin would be located in the nose of a long fuselage. Thomas E. Stimson, Popular Mechanics, 15 July 2021 Here's what keeps us safe on a flight: Those tiny windows Air pressures in and outside the plane cabin differ so much that if a hole opens up in the plane, whatever is inside the high-pressure cabin will be sucked out. Sean Rossman, USA TODAY, 19 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pressure cabin was in 1935

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“Pressure cabin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pressure%20cabin. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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