Air pressure is the force exerted on an object or area by the weight of surrounding air particles.
Atmospheric pressure, sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the
pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere of Earth (or that of
the pressure exerted by the earth's atmosphere at any given point, being the
product of the mass of the atmospheric column of the unit area above the given ...
Pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere. At sea level it has a mean
value of one atmosphere but reduces with increasing altitude. Also called ...
Definition: The pressure
on the Earth's surface caused by the weight of the air in the atmosphere
. At sea level, this pressure
is 14.7 psi at 32OF (101 kPa at O"C).
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Atmospheric pressure is defined as the force per unit area exerted against a ... In
the diagram below, the pressure at point "X" increases as the weight of the air ...
Aug 29, 2013 ... Atmospheric pressure is the force exerted against a surface by the weight of the
air above the surface.
Sep 12, 2010 ... By definition atmospheric pressure is 'force per unit area exerted against a
surface by the weight of air above that surface'. Atmospheric ...
the pressure due to the weight of the earth's atmosphere, usually measured by a
standard unit. atmospheric pressure. noun. Pressure caused by the weight of ...
... it presses against everything it touches. That pressure is called atmospheric
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