Predicate: pressurize

Roleset id: pressurize.01 , put under certain pressure, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pressurize.01: PRESSURIZE-V NOTES: Roleset for 'pressuriz'e based on internet searches, wordnet. Added because no frameset existed. No verbnet class. Comparison to 'inflate'. Roleset by Julia. (from pressurize.01-v)


pressurize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, causer of pressurization
        Arg1-PPT: patient, space filled with pressure
        Arg2-EXT: amount increased by, EXT or MNR
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: with end point

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        They-1 stayed in "econo" mode, *trace*-1 pressurized the tires to 70 psi and with all the hills involved, drove the entire 65 kilometers and added another 2.5 kilometers for good measure for a total of 67.5 kilometers (42 miles).

Example: passive

        person: third,  tense: future,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        At a cruising altitude of 39,000 feet (FL 390), [a Boeing 767's cabin]-1 will be pressurized *trace*-1 to an altitude of 6,900 feet.

Example: metaphorical

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Latvia is pressurizing the European Court of Human Rights over the case of Soviet World War II veteran Vasily Kononov, the 85-year-old former partisan's lawyer said Monday.