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

Definition of unpressurized

: not pressurized an unpressurized airplane

Examples of unpressurized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web King’s original idea was to fly a handful of small, unpressurized six- to 12-passenger planes in an on-demand air taxi service, aimed at day-tripping Texas businessmen. Dan Reed, Forbes, 17 June 2021 The airship boasts an unpressurized cabin, and is built to withstand high and low temperatures, strong winds and even lightning strikes, to the same regulatory standards as other passenger aircraft, says HAV. Jack Guy, CNN, 27 May 2021 It was once hired by a law firm to determine if tennis balls perform differently after being shipped in an unpressurized aircraft cargo hold. Mark Synnott, Wired, 13 Apr. 2021 Their 20-hour flight in the unpressurized, noisy cabin led to a nine-hour drive back home. New York Times, 30 Dec. 2020 The company stated its first test flight, Neptune 1, will occur by March 2021, an uncrewed, unpressurized capsule that will be the first test toward a goal of operational flights in 2024. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 3 Dec. 2020 Because Natrium sodium coolant is unpressurized, the reactor requires a smaller containment structure than a conventional reactor. Adrian Cho, Science | AAAS, 16 Oct. 2020 One of the most significant events of the return came when the trunk, the unpressurized module that is covered on one half by solar arrays, separated from the capsule. Christian Davenport, Washington Post, 4 Aug. 2020 During the war, several doctors, including Dr. V. Ray Bennett and Dr. Forrest Bird, developed breathing devices that were used by fighter pilots for high-altitude, unpressurized flights, according to the journal Asthma History. Fox News, 1 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of unpressurized

1943, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2021

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“Unpressurized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpressurized. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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