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A metric unit of pressure equal to one-tenth bar.



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FORCE

Force = Pressure x Area, F = P x S.

MILLER SEE MILLING MACHINE. MILLIBAR

A unit of pressure equal to onethousandth of a bar. Abbreviated mb. Also known as vac. millier See tonne.

VOLUME FLOW RATE

The volume of fluid flowing through the cross- section of a conduit in unit time at the pressure and temperature prevailing in that section.

PIE`ZE

A unit of pressure equal to 1 sthe`ne per square meter, or to 1000 pascals. Abbreviated pz.

BOILER

A closed vessel in which water is heated, steam is generated, steam is superheated, or any combination thereof, under pressure or vacuum by the application of heat from combustible fuels, electricity, or nuclear energy. The term dose not include such facilities of an integral part of a continuous processing unit but does include fired units of heating or vaporizing liquids other than water where these units are separate from processing systems and are complete within themselves.

GAS PRESSURE

The force exerted per unit area on a surface created by the collision of gas molecules with the surface.

COMPRESSIBILITY

Measure of ability of being compressed. The change in volume of a unit volume of a fluid when subjected to a unit change of pressure.

BARYE

The pressure unit of the centimeter-gram-second system of physical units; equal to 1 dyne per square centimeter (0.001 millibar). Also known as microbar.

CENTIMETER OF MERCURY

A unit of pressure equal to the pressure that would support a column of mercury 1 centimeter high, having a density of 13.5951 grams per cubic centimeter, when the acceleration of gravity is equal to its standard value (980.665 centimeters per second per second); it is equal to 1333.22387415 pascals; it differs from the dekatorr by less than 1 part in 7,000,000. Abbreviated cmHg.

KILOBAR

A unit of pressure equal to 1000 bars (100 megapascals). Abbreviated kb.

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