inches of mercury


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inches of mercury

A unit used as a measure of pressure; equal to the pressure exerted by a column of mercury 1 inch (2.54 cm) high; equivalent to a pressure of 3386.4 newtons per square meter.
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Both power plant options produce 15 inches of mercury.
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Powered by a 28-horsepower diesel engine, the FX30's 2-lobe blower develops 500 cfm and 15 inches of mercury.