water pressure

noun

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

Examples of water pressure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a precautionary move, officials asked residents of much of the northern part of D.C. to boil water before drinking or cooking with it after a loss of water pressure Friday. Martin Weil, Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2024 Living at depths of more than 7,000 feet (or about twice the height of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building), where the water pressure can crush a human lung into a Coke can, the sharks drift along at the blisteringly slow pace of 0.6 miles per hour. Max Bennett, Discover Magazine, 15 Jan. 2024 This water filter is effective, while still providing a decent water pressure for the home, with high flow rates up to 20 gallons per minute. Andrea Wurzburger, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Nov. 2023 Local fire departments struggle to get the water necessary for fighting fires, tall condominiums can lose water pressure, vegetation within golf courses and residential communities turns brown, community lakes recede, and farmers struggle to water their crops. Tommy B. Strowd, Sun Sentinel, 15 Jan. 2024 In the combined system, the water pumped to a higher elevation for storage can also be fed into the water purification component, which uses the resulting water pressure for reverse osmosis. IEEE Spectrum, 21 Dec. 2023 This innovative product is designed to increase water pressure and deliver a rain-like drip, providing a luxurious and invigorating shower experience. Kathy Barr, Rolling Stone, 15 Nov. 2023 The first stage is a polypropylene sediment filter that traps debris, and this particular filter is designed to allow for fewer clogs and minimal water pressure loss. Andrea Wurzburger, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Nov. 2023 The water pressure should be relatively light to avoid damage or stretching. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 30 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Water pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20pressure. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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