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Atmospheric pressure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
25 Sep 2016 at 9:23pm
Atmospheric pressure, sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere of Earth (or that of another planet).

Air Pressure
23 Sep 2016 at 3:28pm
Air pressure (or atmospheric pressure) refers to the weight of the atmosphere covering a certain area. It can also refer to the whole weight of the Earth?s ...

Air pressure | Define Air pressure at Dictionary.com
24 Sep 2016 at 3:38am
Air pressure definition, the force exerted by air, whether compressed or unconfined, on any surface in contact with it. See more.

USA Today: Understanding Air Pressure
20 Sep 2016 at 5:08am
Understanding air pressure. The weight of the air pressing down on the Earth, the ocean and on the air below causes air pressure. Earth's gravity, of course, causes ...

Air pressure - definition of air pressure by The Free ...
20 Sep 2016 at 7:42pm
air? pres`sure n. the force exerted by air, whether compressed or unconfined, on any surface in contact with it. [1870?75] Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words ...

What is Air Pressure? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK
Air pressure basically refers to the volume of air in a particular environment, with greater volumes creating higher pressures. On the earth's surface, for ...

atmospheric pressure - National Geographic Society
13 May 2011 at 6:53pm
The air around you has weight, and it presses against everything it touches. That pressure is called atmospheric pressure, or air pressure.

High and Low Air Pressure - An Overview of Air Pressure
24 Sep 2016 at 10:40am
The normal range of the Earth's air pressure is from 980 millibars (mb) to 1050 mb. These differences are the result of low and high air pressure systems which are ...

NWS JetStream - Air Pressure - National Weather Service
20 Sep 2016 at 8:00am
The H's represent the location of the area of highest pressure. The L's represent the position of the lowest pressure.

Atmospheric Pressure: force exerted by the weight of the air
24 Sep 2016 at 1:50am
Atmospheric Pressure force exerted by the weight of the air Atmospheric pressure is defined as the force per unit area exerted against a surface by the weight of the ...

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