barye

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barye

(ˈbærɪ)
n
(Units) a unit of pressure in the cgs system equal to 1 dyne per square centimetre. 1 barye is equivalent to 1 microbar
[C19: from French, from Greek barus heavy]
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Noun1.barye - the absolute unit of pressure equal to one dyne per square centimeter
pressure unit - a unit measuring force per unit area
bar - (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter; "unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"