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mil·li·bar

 (mĭl′ə-bär′)
n. Abbr. mb
A unit of atmospheric pressure equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a bar. Standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is about 1,013 millibars.

millibar

(ˈmɪlɪˌbɑː)
n
(Units) a cgs unit of atmospheric pressure equal to 10–3 bar, 100 newtons per square metre or 0.7500617 millimetre of mercury

mil•li•bar

(ˈmɪl əˌbɑr)

n.
a cgs unit of pressure equal to 1/1000 of a bar or 1000 dynes per square centimeter, used to measure air pressure. Abbr.: mb
[1905–10]

mil·li·bar

(mĭl′ə-bär′)
A unit of atmospheric pressure equal to 0.001 bar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.millibar - a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to one thousandth of a barmillibar - a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to one thousandth of a bar; "atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 millibars"
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"
Translations

millibar

[ˈmɪlɪbɑːʳ] Nmilibar m

millibar

[ˈmɪlɪˌbɑːʳ] nmillibar m inv
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(https://www.ibtimes.com/bomb-cyclone-2019-what-phenomenon-raging-us-today-2775120) A bomb cyclone is a weather phenomenon that takes place when the atmospheric pressure falls at 24 millibars in 24 hours or less.
Pressure at the storm's center is expected to drop to 980 millibars or lower.
The storms low quickly intensified throughout the day, creating a bombogenesis where the low pressure dropped by 24 millibars in 24 hours or less.
Last fall's Hurricane Walaka was one of the most powerful central Pacific hurricanes ever recorded, with only one storm in history in this tropical cyclone basin ever recording a lower central pressure than Walaka's 920 millibars. Walaka was so strong that it erased an entire island from existence.
What can be measured in pascals, millimetres of mercury, or millibars? SOLUTIONS tracer.
With a low barometric pressure recorded at 919 millibars, the measure of a hurricane's force, Michael ranked as the third-strongest storm on record to make landfall in the continental United States.
Equivalently, the oxygen that has been lost would have made enough C[O.sub.2] to produce an atmosphere ten times thicker than the present one of 6 millibars atmospheric pressure.
3, a storm system that brought snow to Georgia and South Carolina moved up the Atlantic Coast and became a "bomb cyclone." Weather forecasters use this term when a low-pressure system undergoes bombogenesis, a rapid drop in atmospheric pressure of 24 millibars or more in 24 hours.
This is sparked when central pressure in a depression drops by at least 24 millibars in 24 hours.
This occurs when the central pressure of a low pressure system falls by 24 millibars in 24 hours and can result in violent winds developing around the system.