pressure unit


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Noun1.pressure unit - a unit measuring force per unit areapressure unit - a unit measuring force per unit area
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
atm, standard atmosphere, standard pressure, atmosphere - a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
pascal, Pa - a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter
millimeter of mercury, mm Hg, torr - a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli
pounds per square inch, psi - a unit of pressure
millibar - a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to one thousandth of a bar; "atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 millibars"
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"
bar absolute, barye, microbar - the absolute unit of pressure equal to one dyne per square centimeter
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On the corrosive water issue, TEPCO said it had started injecting fresh water into the reactor pressure unit on Friday.
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He noted that the problems of the under pressure unit heightened in the summer when staff take summer leave, while demands become even greater.
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He was taken to a special hyperbaric pressure unit at Murraryfield hospital in Wirral from treatment for severe smoke inhallation.
Professor Graham Macgregor, of the Blood Pressure Unit at St George's Hospital in London, said: "Furring of arteries starts earlier in life so paying attention to your children's diet is crucial.
This low pressure unit is said to allow high Shear mixing associated with the dynamic mixers, but eliminates solvent flushing which is normally required, according to the company.
Fitch believes electricity sales growth below consensus forecasts would pressure unit costs as environmental, growth capex and higher operating costs are spread out over few units of sales.