inflate


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  • verb

Synonyms for inflate

Synonyms for inflate

to make (something) seem greater than is actually the case

Synonyms for inflate

exaggerate or make bigger

fill with gas or air

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Antonyms

cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit

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increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value

become inflated

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The airbag inflator receives an electronic signal transmitted by the airbag ECU instructing it to release nitrogen gas to inflate the airbag.
Foremost among the changes is so-called air bag depowering, which means installing air bags that inflate more slowly and to a lesser volume than the original designs.
There are several different ways in which air bag covers allow the air bag to inflate.
On the driver's side, in a frontal and semi-frontal impact at over 30 km/h, the air bag is designed to inflate automatically within 40 milliseconds then to deflate progressively, as the driver's head meets it, to cushion the impact.
Faced with mounting public anxiety over the danger that air bags pose to small adults and children, the Transportation Department has decided to allow drivers to have the air bags disconnected and manufacturers to make bags that inflate more slowly, government and private safety experts said Thursday.
Included in the kit is a powerful, palm-sized air compressor and accessories to inflate tires in minutes.