un·​pres·​sur·​ized | \ ˌən-ˈpre-shə-ˌrīzd How to pronounce unpressurized (audio) \

Definition of unpressurized

: not pressurized an unpressurized airplane

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Tucked within the Dragon’s trunk — the unpressurized cylindrical structure that rides on the back of the capsule during flight — is a new dock for the ISS. Loren Grush, The Verge, "Watch SpaceX launch a new docking port to the International Space Station," 24 July 2019 The Dragon has compartments for pressurized and unpressurized cargo, wherein the experiments will arrive and depart the space station. Robin Goist, cleveland.com, "Goodyear sends tire research to International Space Station," 19 July 2019 The cabin was unpressurized, unheated, and could only hold one pilot. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Electric flight is coming, but the batteries aren’t ready," 14 Aug. 2018 Solar Impulse 2—and its predecessor, Solar Impulse 1—could only hold one person (the pilot) in its unheated and unpressurized refrigerator-sized cockpit; its single seat doubles as a toilet. Maya Wei-haas, Smithsonian, "Inside the First Solar-Powered Flight Around the World," 1 Feb. 2018 Crews have fanned out around New Orleans to test for potentially dangerous coliform bacteria that can seep into unpressurized pipes from the substrate. Richard Rainey, NOLA.com, "New Orleans boil water advisory: Power was out for 20 minutes," 20 Sep. 2017 In addition, three payloads inside Dragons unpressurized area will demonstrate new solar panel technologies, study the physics of neutron stars, and host an array of Earth-viewing instruments, NASA said. Trevor Mogg, Fox News, "Welcome back! SpaceX's Dragon capsule makes history with second visit to ISS," 6 June 2017

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First Known Use of unpressurized

1943, in the meaning defined above

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