corpuscular-radiation pressure

Definitions of corpuscular-radiation pressure
  1. noun
    the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave
    synonyms: radiation pressure
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    types:
    acoustic radiation pressure
    (acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave
    type of:
    force per unit area, pressure, pressure level
    the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
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