Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1049

n [Gr fr. Gk baros] (1910) A deprecated unit of pressure, long used in meteorological work as approximately one atmosphere, and actually equal to 0.987 standard atmosphere, i.e., 100 kPa.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA