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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The pressure of the atmosphere.

Usage examples (41)
  • The barometric pressure was falling, so we knew that it would rain soon.
  • barometric pressure
  • To a lesser extent, changes in barometric pressure also affect tidal swings.
  • Bottom line: atmospheric pressure (aka barometric pressure) is usually represented by the international unit of pressure called the "bar". for more
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