pressure unit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pressure unit a unit measuring force per unit area
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Usage

In literature:

It would be more correct to calibrate it in units of air pressure.
"The Aeroplane Speaks" by H. Barber
But these were united by a later eruption in 1888, and pressure from beneath formed a vast cone where they had been.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
Of course the Legation itself was home, and, under such pressure, life in it could be nothing but united.
"The Education of Henry Adams" by Henry Adams
Outside pressure on Madrid, chiefly from the United States, prevailed.
"Cuba, Old and New" by Albert Gardner Robinson
The three brave men united in one last, silent, but warm and impulsively affectionate pressure.
"All Around the Moon" by Jules Verne
The unit of pressure of electricity.
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
When he had finished, he checked the pressure and, satisfied, nodded to his unit mate.
"Sabotage in Space" by Carey Rockwell
With a unit pressure of 6,000 lb.
"Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910" by James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
Under this pressure the friction in Unit 42-D became greater and greater.
"Stand by for Mars!" by Carey Rockwell
The pressure in the air lock must now be within ten units of zero.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
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In news:

The United States is working to land hundreds more clandestine warriors in Afghanistan to intensify pressure on the Taliban, Defense Secretary Donald H Rumsfeld said Thursday.
The unit packs crumbs into the bottom of your pan quickly and with consistent pressure.
Pressure sensitive labeler offers quality and reliability at 200 units per minute.
Use PWM to Control Output Pressure of a Hydraulic Power Unit.
The United States and its allies should be pressuring Qaddafi's regime to step down in ways that don't involve violent military intervention.
Under pressure from the Japanese government to respond to reports of dozens of overheating iPod Nanos, Apple's Japan unit said it would replace damaged players.
The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug developed by United Therapeutics Corp. For treating a potentially lethal high blood pressure condition.
Tokyo Electric Power company officials said the company decided that there was no immediate need to vent the pressure at the Unit 3 reactor of the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.
The units provide full flow to each port, allowing pressure to.
Made with 316 stainless steel, these units are available in the "HPD" diaphragm-style unit capable of 6,000-psi supply pressures and in the "HPP" piston style regulator for supply pressures up to 10,000 psi.
For all of their benefits, these new tire-pressure sensors are purported to be less expensive than today's wheel-mounted units.
Simpson's Simulated Divided Lite (SDL) doors capture the elegance of a true divided lite with a single insulated glass unit, allowing the doors to achieve higher energy efficiency ratings and meet hurricane and design pressure requirements.
According to Lago, the United States Ski and Snowboard Association pressured him to leave Vancouver.
European countries are pressuring the United States to recognize Palestine as a state.
The decision by the exiled Syrian National Council comes as it is under pressure by the United States and Arab nations, primarily Qatar, to unite with various rebel factions.
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In science:

In the static spherically symmetric case we may choose Aµ = A(r)rµ and Pµν = P (r) (cid:0)rµ rν − 1 3 hµν (cid:1), where A(r) and P (r) (the ”dark pressure”) are some scalar functions of the radial distance r, and rµ is a unit radial vector .
Can the galactic rotation curves be explained in brane world models?
However, for B < 1013 G, the importance of the Hall effect depends sensitively on the composition of the crust. A simple timescale estimate is given by writing the Hall time across a pressure scale height at the base of the crust, tHall ∼ 10 Myrs/B12 where B12 is B in units of 1012 G (see also GR92).
Magnetic Field Evolution During Neutron Star Recycling
From top to bottom, first, second, and third panels display density, velocity and pressure in arbitrary units , respectively.
A new multidimensional AMR Hydro+Gravity Cosmological code
In Fig. 19, we have shown the density, pressure and velocity profiles at time t = .05 units.
A New Multidimensional Hydrodynamics code based on Semidiscrete Central and WENO schemes
Energy deposited by a primary electron per unit path length versus primary energy for several values of P × R (product of pressure times fiducial region, continuous lines).
Air Fluorescence Relevant for Cosmic-Ray Detection - Summary of the 5th Fluorescence Workshop, El Escorial 2007
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