barometric pressure


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barometric pressure

barometric pressure

n
(Physical Geography) atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer

at′mospher′ic pres′sure


n.
1. the pressure exerted by the earth's atmosphere at any given point.
2. a value of standard or normal atmospheric pressure, equivalent to the pressure exerted by a column of mercury 29.92 in. (760 mm) high, or 1013 millibars (101.3 kilopascals). Also called barometric pressure.
[1655–65]
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Noun1.barometric pressure - atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometerbarometric pressure - atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer
air pressure, atmospheric pressure, pressure - the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
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