Definition of Millimeter of mercury
1. Noun. A unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli.
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1. Ready Reference Tables: Volume I. Conversion Factors of Every Unit Or by Carl Hering (1904)
"0.000 750 068 millimeter of mercury. Apr::. % n-1 000. ... J.311 3659 = 0.1 gram per square centimeter 1.000 0000 = 0.073 551 4 millimeter of mercury. ..."
2. Practical physics by Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale, Willard R. Pyle (1922)
"So little air is finally left in this high-vacuum chamber that the pressure there may be as low as a hundred-millionth of a millimeter of mercury. ..."
3. Physics: Advanced Course by George Frederick Barker (1893)
"It is a good pump which will give a vacuum of one millimeter of mercury; and a vacuum of 0'05 millimeter has rarely, if ever, been obtained in this way. ..."
4. Liquid Air and the Liquefaction of Gases: A Practical Work Giving the Entire by Thomas O'Conor Sloane (1919)
"... melting ice is expressed by the decimal 0-000126 millimeter of mercury. The reference is to a barometric column of mercury which has a normal length of ..."
5. Ready Reference Tables: Based on the Accurate Legal Standard Values of the by Carl Hering (1904)
"J.181 1595 = 0.011 162 2 millimeter of mercury. Aprx. Й-î-lO 2-047 7504 = 0.031 083 2 pound per ... 0-688 6341 = 0.359 108 millimeter of mercury. Aprx. УЦ . ..."
6. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"Even in the so-called Spren- gel vacuum, as indicated by one-tenth of a millimeter of mercury on the gauge, there is a " unit-fourteen " of molecules ..."