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  • n. atmospheric pressure

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  • n. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere

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Examples

  • The proboscis is ten centimeters long and uses air pressure to fire a little dart, an organic hypodermic if you will, that's attached to the inner nostril by a thread‑sized length of tendon.

    Flinx In Flux

  • The lighted tube leveled off and the airpumps smoothly evened out the mo­mentary imbalance of air pressure so that no ears popped.

    Behold the Stars

  • The reduced air pressure may precipitate postnasal drip in the ink cartridge.

    The RVer’s Bible

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