Pressure

Science / Weather / Pressure: The force per unit area exerted by the weight of the atmosphere above a point on or above the earth's surface.

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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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Horizontal Pressure Gradient Force

Science / Tides and Currents / Horizontal Pressure Gradient Force: The horizontal component of the product of the specific volume and the rate of decrease in pressure with distance. MORE

Pressure Tendency

Science / Weather / Pressure Tendency: The pressure characteristic and amount of pressure change during a specified time period, usually the three hour period preceding the observation. MORE

Gas Purged Pressure Gauge

Science / Tides and Currents / Gas Purged Pressure Gauge: A type of water level gauge in which gas, usually nitrogen, is emitted from a submerged orifice at a constant rate. Fluctuations in hydrostatic pressure due to changes in water level modify the record MORE

Vapor Pressure

Science / Chemistry / Vapor Pressure: The partial pressure of a gas in equilibrium with a condensed form (solid or liquid) of the same substance. MORE

Standard Temperature And Pressure

Science / Chemistry / Standard Temperature And Pressure: Used to describe a substance at standard pressure and a temperature of 0°C (273.15 K). MORE

Air Pressure Switch

Technology / Motors / Air Pressure Switch: Used on motors with blowers to measure the difference in pressure across the filter so as to detect a clogged filter. MORE

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