recompression


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

recompression

 [re″kom-presh´un]
return to normal environmental pressure after exposure to greatly diminished pressure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Recompression

Restoring the elevated pressure of the diving environment to treat decompression sickness and gas embolism by decreasing bubble size.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Moullec [16] explored the potential performance of a coal-fired power plant based on double reheat recompression S-C[O.sub.2] cycle integrated with a post-combustion carbon capture and storage (CCS).
A recompression method is developed to further compress the resulting H-matrix [25].
The recompression cycle layout has the advantages of simplicity and high efficiency to make the heat better used.
After excavation, the rebound displacement was 4.07 cm, and the recompression amount was 5.12 cm after backfilling.
As the working face advances, all points in the floor undergo the process of compression, stress relief, and recompression [13].
The US Navy manual for scuba diving recommends recompression to a pressure equivalent to that at a water depth of 60 feet (approximately 2.8 atmospheric pressures) immediately upon suspicion of AAE [14].
On the other hand, it is robust enough to withstand video transformations such as recompression and cropping, according to Edgeware.
For direct injected engines, a further benefit of the NVO strategy is that the oxidation of an auxiliary fuel injection during the recompression can be used to provide additional sensible enthalpy to the subsequent charge.
He says he owes his life to Spire Murrayfield Hospital and the North West emergency recompression chamber which is based at the Wirral hospital.
The fluid velocity is reduced in the diffuser which results in recompression of the mixed fluids by converting velocity energy back into pressure energy.
Wright says: "We're getting sales, we've got machines out in the marketplace, we're starting to develop some new applications for the technology in the form of steam recompression, using the machines to drive air compressors instead of generators.