Atmospheric Pressure

Science / Weather / Atmospheric Pressure: The pressure exerted by the atmosphere at a given point. Its measurement can be expressed in several ways. One is in millibars. Another is in inches or millimeters of mercury (Hg).

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Pressure Adjective Synonyms: compression, pressing, squeezing, compressing, tension, stress, crushing
Pressure Noun Synonyms: force, compression, weight, power, strength
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Central Pressure

Science / Weather / Central Pressure: The atmospheric pressure at the center of a high or low. It is the highest pressure in a high and the lowest pressure in a low, referring to the sea level pressure of the system on a surface chart. MORE

Constant Pressure Chart

Science / Weather / Constant Pressure Chart: A chart of a constant pressure surface in which atmospheric pressure is uniform everywhere at any given moment. Elements may include analyses of height above sea level, wind, temperature, and humidity MORE

Constant Pressure Surface

Science / Weather / Constant Pressure Surface: A surface along which the atmospheric pressure is equal everywhere. MORE

Sea Level Pressure

Science / Weather / Sea Level Pressure: The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level, usually determined from the observed station pressure. MORE

Station Pressure

Science / Weather / Station Pressure: The atmospheric pressure with respect to the station elevation. MORE

Pressure Sensor

Science / Tides and Currents / Pressure Sensor: A pressure transducer sensing de-vice for water level measurement. A relative transducer is vented to the atmosphere and pressure readings are made relative to atmospheric pressure. An absolute transd MORE

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