standard atmosphere


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Noun1.standard atmosphere - a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigradestandard atmosphere - a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
pressure unit - a unit measuring force per unit area
s.t.p., STP - standard temperature and pressure
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The International Standard Atmosphere for an airport has been spelt out by the United Nations Agency - the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
That is assigned the value of 1 standard atmosphere (atm).
5A[degrees]C, the standard atmosphere temperature in the stratosphere, and 661 kts at sea level, assuming a 15A[degrees]C standard temperature.

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