gage pressure


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gage pressure

[′gāj ‚presh·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
The amount by which the total absolute pressure exceeds the ambient atmospheric pressure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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