water pressure

Definition of water pressure

:a force that makes a flow of water strong or weak
  • high/low water pressure

Word by Word Definitions

water play
  1. : the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odorless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent

  2. : a natural mineral water

  3. : a particular quantity or body of water: such as

  1. : to moisten, sprinkle, or soak with water

  2. : to supply with water for drink

  3. : to supply water to

pressure play
  1. : the burden of physical or mental distress

  2. : the constraint of circumstance : the weight of social or economic imposition

  3. : the application of force to something by something else in direct contact with it : compression

  1. : to apply pressure to

  2. : pressurize

  3. : to cook in a pressure cooker


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