minute pressure

minute pressure

[′min·ət ‚presh·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
A measurement of gas well capacity, determined by shutting the gate valve and recording the gage pressure each minute, with the pressure at the end of the first minute providing an estimate of the gas volume.
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Auditory perception is the capacity to detect minute pressure changes transmitted through a transport medium, most typically air.
subject was able to sense, with "nearly 100% accuracy", minute pressure on
The human ear can respond to minute pressure variations in the air if they are in the audible frequency range, roughly 20 Hz - 20 kHz.
LAST MINUTE PRESSURE TO SUPREME BOARD OF JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS
A 24-bit analog-to-digital converter is used, enabling accurate measurement of minute pressure and flow changes as low as 0.
Let's hope that last minute pressure from MPs and community leaders can stop that happening.
The new design is said to greatly improve reproducibility and help to more easily differentiate minute pressure differences, which leads to better measurements.
The Colts, expertly managed by George Gamble, were a match for the older age group and pulled off a real Christmas cracker, winning 19-15 after surviving some aggressive last minute pressure.