kilobar


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kilobar

[′kil·ə‚bär]
(mechanics)
A unit of pressure equal to 1000 bars (100 megapascals). Abbreviated kb.
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Set at 200 to 300 degrees Celsius and 2 kilobars pressure - comparable to conditions found at twice the depth of the deepest ocean.
Zopfi further specifies that at this time the pressure was in excess of 2 kilobars (more than 2000 atmospheres), and the cleft zone was about 10 km below the surface.