pressure cabin


Definition of pressure cabin

: a pressurized cabin

Examples of pressure cabin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Seat belts, oxygen masks: Pay attention during those pre-flight safety instructions," 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of pressure cabin

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Pressure cabin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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