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Noun1.pressure level - the force applied to a unit area of surfacepressure level - the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit); "the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
blood pressure - the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health; "adult blood pressure is considered normal at 120/80 where the first number is the systolic pressure and the second is the diastolic pressure"
gas pressure - the pressure exerted by a gas
head - the pressure exerted by a fluid; "a head of steam"
hydrostatic head - the pressure at a given point in a liquid measured in terms of the vertical height of a column of the liquid needed to produce the same pressure
intraocular pressure, IOP - pressure exerted by the fluids inside the eyeball; regulated by resistance to the outward flow of aqueous humor; "glaucoma can result from increased intraocular pressure"
oil pressure - pressure that keeps oil on the moving parts of an internal-combustion engine
osmotic pressure - (physical chemistry) the pressure exerted by a solution necessary to prevent osmosis into that solution when it is separated from the pure solvent by a semipermeable membrane
corpuscular-radiation pressure, radiation pressure - the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave
instantaneous sound pressure, sound pressure - the difference between the instantaneous pressure at a point in a sound field and the average pressure at that point
suction - a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
vapor pressure, vapour pressure - the pressure exerted by a vapor; often understood to mean saturated vapor pressure (the vapor pressure of a vapor in contact with its liquid form)
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Single pressure HRSGs have only one steam drum and steam is generated at single pressure level whereas multi pressure HRSGs employ two (double pressure) or three (triple pressure) steam drums.
In cases, when the sound pressure level was with much fluctuation, we moved the direction of microphone between 10-50 cm and the shortest time of measurement at each stations was determined to be 15 seconds.
By the end of the study, those who drank black tea experienced an average reduction of between two and three points in their 24-hour average systolic blood pressure level and about two points in their diastolic (the lower number in a blood pressure reading) level.
w] or standardised difference in sound pressure level according to international ISO standards and measured results.
Hence, the present work has been aimed towards to understand the phenomenon of fluidization in presence of sound pressure level.
Bikers are being warned to make sure their tyres are inflated to the level recommended, adjusting the pressure level to account for pillion or pannier loads.
The peak sound pressure level at 6 meters was 109 dB (A).
The data reveal that patients with an average blood pressure level above 140 mm Hg systolic or 90 mm Hg diastolic experienced a significant increase in the amount of plaque in their arteries.
A blood pressure level at or above 130 mm Hg systolic (the top number) or 85 mm Hg diastolic (the bottom number) or you are taking medication for high blood pressure.
Meanwhile, the warming does not induce a sharp increase in the blood pressure level and the heart rate so it can keep heart strains low.