Definition of Millibar

1. Noun. A unit of atmospheric pressure equal to one thousandth of a bar. "Atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 millibars"

Generic synonyms: Pressure Unit
Group relationships: Bar



Definition of Millibar

1. Noun. (SI-unit milli bar atmospheric pressure) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Millibar

1. a unit of atmospheric pressure [n -S]

Medical Definition of Millibar

1. One-thousandth of a bar; 100 newtons/sq m; 0.75006 mm Hg; standard atmospheric pressure is 1013 millibars. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millibar

milliammeter
milliammeters
milliamp
milliampere
milliamperes
milliamps
milliarcsec
milliarcsecond
milliarcseconds
milliard
milliards
milliare
milliares
milliaries
milliary
millibar (current term)
millibarn
millibarns
millibars
millicandela
millicandelas
millicurie
millicuries
millidarcy
millidegree
millidegrees
millielectronvolt
millielectronvolts
millieme
milliemes

Literary usage of Millibar

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1. A Short Course in Elementary Meteorology by William Henry Pick, Great Britain Meteorological Office (1921)
"The principal advantage of using the millibar as a unit is that a pressure quoted as a number of millibars is completely definite; millibars can be used ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"It may also be added that those who persist in advocating the retention of millibar are evidently not aware that V. Bjerknes expressly states that in his ..."

3. Smithsonian Meteorological Tables: Based on Guyot's Meteorological and by Smithsonian Institution, Charles Frederick Marvin, Arnold Guyot, Herbert Harvey Kimball (1918)
"From 0.oo to 2.49 inches the tabulated values are given to the nearest hundredth of a millibar, so that by removing the decimal one place to the right the ..."

4. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"And now that ye may know how pepper is got, let me tell you that it groweth in a certain empire, whereunto 1 came to land, the name whereof is millibar. ..."

5. ... The Russian River: A Characteristic Stream of the California Coast Ranges by Ruliff Stephen Holway (1917)
"The lowest monthly averages from the twenty-eight year record are those for July and August, but the June average is only 0.3 millibar, 0.3 millimeter, ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"The millibar then in daily use becomes what it properly is, 10-3 bar. The European Weather Services trying to express atmospheric pressures in millibars are ..."

7. The Principles of AĆ«rography by Alexander McAdie (1917)
"It is of some impor- from ' ' tance that a short term should be used for the millibar to basic unit, and therefore the better usage is to make the bar ..."

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