millibar


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millibar

a cgs unit of atmospheric pressure equal to 10--3 bar, 100 newtons per square metre or 0.7500617 millimetre of mercury

millibar

[′mil·ə‚bär]
(mechanics)
A unit of pressure equal to one-thousandth of a bar. Abbreviated mb. Also known as vac.

millibar

A unit of measurement of pressure. In the standard atmosphere, air exerts a pressure of one bar at sea level. A bar is equal to 106 dynes per square centimeter. One bar = 1000 millibars = 750.8 mm Hg = 29.53 in Hg. The average sea level pressure is 1013.2 millibars or 29.92 in of mercury. Altimeter settings used to be given in millibars but now are more likely to be given in hPa (hectopascals). The values of millibars and hectopascals are the same.
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For instance when the vacuum pressure is about a millibar, then 99.
20) In this study, the lowest HSO levels were registered when -102 to -135 millibar of vacuum were applied at corking.
Though the nitrogen has a pressure of only 1 millibar, he says, it would push up against a thin atmosphere with a surface pressure 100 times less than that.
This is only displayed for a specific millibar level, though, and does not consider icing conditions above or below.
after a second on Millibar in the 6f handicap, he finished off with victory on Daffydowndilly in the 1m handicap.
Seb Sanders settled his mount towards the rear for the first half of the six-furlong journey, but she showed good acceleration to pick up Millibar and comfortably score by two and a half lengths.
Chris Catlin received a three-day ban for using his whip with excessive frequency aboard Millibar in the same race.
At Newbury, Tom McLaughlin received a nine-day ban for striking the unplaced Millibar ten times in the 7f Listed race, while at Doncaster Dane O'Neill picked up a five-day ban for striking Gusto, winner of the 6f Listed race, eight times.
As Keepax, under a hands-and-heels ride from Chris Catlin, edges out Jimmy Fortune on Dutch Master and Robert Havlin on Millibar in the first at Salisbury, he doesn't mince his words.
A check of the ADDS weather picture showed nothing major on the surface or 500 millibar chart.
The drill operated in a special testing chamber simulating the Martian environment and included rocky soil, temperatures ranging from -100C to +35C and an atmosphere thick with carbon dioxide at a pressure of 5-10 millibars.