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  Definition of force per unit area
  1. the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit); "the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"
Similar Words: pressure, pressure level

 

Hyponyms: blood pressure, gas pressure, head, hydrostatic head, intraocular pressure, oil pressure, osmotic pressure, radiation pressure, corpuscular-radiation pressure, sound pressure, instantaneous sound pressure, suction, vapor pressure, vapour pressure

 

Derivational Morphology: press, supercharge, pressurize, pressurise

 

 
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