Definition of pressure treatment in US English:

pressure treatment

noun

  • 1Impregnation of timber with a preservative applied under pressure.

  • 2Biology. Subjection of cells, organisms, etc., to increased pressure.

Origin

Early 20th century. From pressure + treatment.

Pronunciation

pressure treatment

/ˈprɛʃə ˌtriːtm(ə)nt/