Pressure

Force acting on a given surface. I.e. force divided by area, see PSI.

Pressure

Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the ratio of force to the area over which that force is distributed. Pressure is force per unit area applied in a direction perpendicular to the surface of an object. Gauge pressure (also spelled gage pressure) is the pressure relative to the local atmospheric or ambient pressure. Pressure is measured in any unit of fo...
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pressure

(P) Force per unit area. The SI unit of pressure is the pascal, defined as one newton per square meter. Other common pressure units are the atmosphere, the bar, and the Torr.
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pressure

(P) (presh´әr) force per unit area.
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pressure

[n] - an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress 2. [n] - the force applied to a unit area of surface 3. [n] - the somatic sensation of pressure 4. [n] - a force that compels
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Pressure

• (n.) Electro-motive force. • (n.) The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of the hand. • (n.) Affliction; distress; grievance. • (n.) The action of a force against some obstacle or opposing force; a force in the nature of a thrust, distributed over a surface,...
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pressure

pressure sensation noun the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin; `the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal`
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pressure

(P, P) Type: Term Pronunciation: presh′ŭr Definitions: 1. A stress or force acting in any direction against resistance. 2. physics, physiology the force per unit area exerted by a gas or liquid against the walls of its container or that would be exerted on a wall immersed at that spot in the middle of a body of fluid:The press...
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Pressure

[Belly song] `Pressure` is the first single from Canadian rapper Belly`s debut album, The Revolution. The song features established R&B artist Ginuwine, and it received heavy rotation on MuchMusic. ==Music video== The video, which features a cameo appearance by Hulk Hogan and his daughter Brooke Hogan, takes place at a nightclub where Belly...
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Pressure

[Billy Joel song] `Pressure` is a synthesizer-driven song from 1982 by Billy Joel about the pressure of creating and the pressure of being a provider. The song was a single from the album The Nylon Curtain. ==Themes== In Night School, a show airing on MTV in 1982 that ran roughly a half-hour long, in which he answers questions posed by audi...
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pressure

Click images to enlargeIn a fluid, the force exerted normally (at right angles) on the surface of a body immersed in the fluid. The SI unit of pressure is the pascal (Pa), equal to a pressure of one newton per square metre. In the atmosphere, the pressure declines with increasing height from about 100 kPa at sea level to ...
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Pressure

Pres'sure noun [ Old French , from Latin pressura , from premere . See 4th Press .] 1. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of the hand. 2. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind; a...
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pressure

1. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of the hand. ... 2. A contrasting force or impulse of any kind; as, the pressure of poverty; the pressure of taxes; the pressure of motives on the mind; the pressure of civilization. 'Where the pressure of danger was not felt.' (Macaulay)...
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Pressure

A type of stress characterized by uniformity in all directions. In dynamics, it is that part of the stress tensor that is independent of viscosity and depends only upon the molecular motion appropriate to the local temperature and density. It is the negative of the mean of the three normal stresses, and is, therefore, a scalar quantity expressed in...
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pressure

at a point of a surface, the limit of the quotient of the magnitude of the component normal to the surface of the force acting at this point, by the area of an infinitesimal surface containing the point, when all the dimensions of that surface tend to zero NOTE 1 - The surface may be the outside surface of a body or a plane surface of a given orien...
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pressure

Force per unit area.
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Pressure

Force per unit area.
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Pressure

Force per unit area. The SI unit of pressure is the pascal, defined as one newton per square meter.
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Pressure

In physics, pressure is defined as: The force acting normally (perpendicularly) per unit area.
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pressure

in the physical sciences, the perpendicular force per unit area, or the stress at a point within a confined fluid. The pressure exerted on a floor by ... [35 related articles]
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Pressure

Is defined as the force acting on a surface from another mass per unit area.
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Pressure

is the amount of force or load applied to a unit area; Force divided by Area = Pressure; the SI unit for pressure is the Pascal (Pa) which is derived from Kilogram per Metre Squared (kg/m2).
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Pressure

Management of the appropriate weight distribution on the ski.
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Pressure

Measure of unit of force per unit area exerted by combustion products during rocket motor operation, or in a propellant or pressurant tank.
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Pressure

Measure of unit of force per unit area exerted by combustion products during rocket motor operation,
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