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decompression

US [ˌdikəmˈpreʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌdiːkəmˈpreʃ(ə)n]
  • n.减压;卸压;解压缩(将压缩的东西恢复到原状)
  • Web降压;减压术;减压法
decompression
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n.
1.
减压;卸压a reduction in air pressure; the act of reducing the pressure of the air
a decompression chamber(= a piece of equipment that divers sit in so that they can return slowly to normal air pressure after being deep in the sea)
减压舱(潜水员深海作业后坐在其中恢复到正常气压)
decompression sickness(= severe pain and difficulty in breathing experienced by divers who come back to the surface of deep water too quickly)
减压病(潜水员从深水迅速回到水面后感到的剧痛和呼吸困难)
2.
解压缩(将压缩的东西恢复到原状)the act or process of allowing sth that has been compressed (= made smaller) to fill the space that it originally took up

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