Pressure Altitude

Science / Weather / Pressure Altitude: The altitude in standard atmosphere at which a given pressure will be observed. It is the indicated altitude of a pressure altimeter at an altitude setting of 29.92 inches of mercury, and is therefore the indicated altitude above the 29.92 constant pressure surface.

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 Transducer

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

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

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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