atmospheric pressure love

Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

atmospheric pressure

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere. At sea level it has a mean value of one atmosphere but reduces with increasing altitude.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere above an area.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere, not merely downwards, but in every direction. In amounts to about 14.7 Ibs. on each square inch.
  • n. See under Atmospheric, Center, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.