Definition of 'decompression'
Example sentences containing 'decompression'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
I dropped fathoms in seconds and surfaced in minutes without the benefit of decompression. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)His joints ached a little, but there were no other symptoms of incomplete decompression or nitrogen narcosis. THE LAST RAVEN (2002)Hyde hung in the darkness, counting the seconds, the minutes of his decompression. THE LAST RAVEN (2002)
Instantly, the flight deck was filled with mist as the howl of decompression began. THE RHYTHM SECTION (2002)
Trends of 'decompression'
Used Occasionally. decompression is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of decompression from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.