ambient pressure

ambient pressure

[′am·bē·ənt ′presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The pressure of the surrounding medium, such as a gas or liquid, which comes into contact with an apparatus or with a reaction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ambient pressure

In a water distribution system, the normal operating pressure at any particular location in the system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Only some materials that form at high pressure retain their structure and properties when returned to ambient pressure.
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So the team developed a milder process to do the same job at ambient pressure (1 atmosphere).
[7] The ASME PVHO-1 standard applies to any pressure vessel that encloses a human within the pressure boundary, with an external or internal pressure exceeding 2 psig above ambient pressure (1.14 ATA).
"Potential research could involve the use of small quantities of nontoxic tracers in groundwater injected into a monitoring borehole under a slight pressure (slightly above ambient pressure) to track groundwater movement."
Studies have shown that the gold mine waste is a suitable silicon source for the synthesis of silica based hydrophobic aerogel via ambient pressure. Aerogel containing plaster can be used for insulation purposes in constructions.
A Fortin-type barometer measured the ambient pressure. Table 1 displays the measurement uncertainty of each measurement instrument.

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