Barometric Pressure

Science / Weather / Barometric 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).

Other Words for Pressure

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

Science / Weather / Pressure Change: The net difference between the barometric pressure at the beginning and ending of a specified interval of time, usually the three hour period preceding an observation. 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

Pressure Transducer

Technology / Rockets / Pressure Transducer: Outputs electrical signal proportional to pressure. MORE

Pressure-Treated Wood

Business / Construction / Pressure-Treated Wood: Lumber that has been saturated with a preservative. MORE

Pressured Speech

Science / Psychiatry / Pressured Speech: Speech that is increased in amount, accelerated, and difficult or impossible to interrupt. Usually it is also loud and emphatic. Frequently the person talks without any social stimulation and may cont MORE

Pressureless Ball

Entertainment / Tennis / Pressureless Ball: A special type of tennis ball that does not have a core of pressurized air as standard balls do but rather has a core made of solid rubber, or a core filled tightly with micro-particles. Quality press MORE

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