gas pressure

Definitions of gas pressure

n the pressure exerted by a gas

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air pressure, atmospheric pressure, pressure
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
barometric pressure
atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer
compartment pressure
the air pressure maintained in an air-tight compartment (as in an aircraft)
a transient air pressure greater than the surrounding atmospheric pressure
sea-level pressure
the atmospheric pressure reduced by a formula to the pressure at sea level
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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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