Definition of Kilobar

1. Noun. (physics) A unit of pressure equal to 1,000 bars (''Symbol'': kb) ¹



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Definition of Kilobar

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilobar

kilnlike
kilns
kilo
kilo-
kilo-amp
kilo-joule
kilo-ohm
kilo-ohms
kilo-volt
kilo-volts
kilo-watt
kiloamp
kiloampere
kiloamperes
kiloamps
kilobar (current term)
kilobars
kilobase
kilobase pair
kilobase pairs
kilobases
kilobaud
kilobauds
kilobit
kilobits
kilobyte
kilobytes
kilocal
kilocalorie
kilocalories

Literary usage of Kilobar

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"kilobar is as natural as kilogram. It may also be added that those who persist in ... Again, the statement of the reviewer that " kilobar has historic ..."

2. Handbook of Meteorology: A Manual for Cooperative Observers and Students by Jacques Wardlaw Redway (1921)
"The megadyne is commonly called I bar. Barometric pressure is read in kilobars and its subdivisions in millibars. I bar = looo millibars = 0.oo I kilobar. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Sun's Radiation and Other Solar Phenomena: In Continuation by Frank Hagar Bigelow (1918)
"But it is evident that, in practise, the natural unit of pressure is 1000 CCS, and it becomes 1 kilobar = 1000000 CGS and 1 millibar = l CGS Pressure would ..."

4. Effects of Nuclear Earth-penetrator And Other Weapons by Nas (2005)
"ATTACHMENT 4.2: INFLUENCE OF TARGET HARDNESS AND WEAPONS ACCURACY Figures 4.5 through 4.7 assume the target hardness to be 1 kilobar. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... makes it necessary once more to call attention to the fact that the proper unit for the expression of pressure is not the millibar but the kilobar. ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... available high-pressure optical cells and auxiliary equipment it is possible to produce pressure jumps within any two limits in the kilobar range. ..."

7. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"... but also in employing for measures of atmospheric pressure "megabar," "kilobar," etc., instead of the "bar." "millibar," etc., adopted by the Conference ..."

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