HyperDic: air_pressure

English > 1 sense of the expression air pressure:
NOUNphenomenonair pressure, atmospheric pressure, pressurethe pressure exerted by the atmosphere
English > air pressure: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe pressure exerted by the atmosphere.
Synonymsatmospheric pressure, pressure
Narrowerbarometric pressureatmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer
compartment pressureThe air pressure maintained in an air-tight compartment (as in an aircraft)
overpressureA transient air pressure greater than the surrounding atmospheric pressure
sea-level pressureThe atmospheric pressure reduced by a formula to the pressure at sea level
Broadergas pressureThe pressure exerted by a gas
Spanishpresión atmosférica
Catalanpressió atmosfèrica

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