kilobar
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1926 a unit of pressure equal to 1000 bars

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  • kilobar — [kilobaʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. XXe; de kilo , et bar. ❖ ♦ Didact. Pression de mille bars …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kilobar — kȉlobār m DEFINICIJA fiz. jedinica za tlak (simbol kbar), iznosi 103 (tisuću) bara ili 108 Nm 2 (približno 1000 kg na 1 cm2 ili 987 atmosfera); mnogo manja jedinica milibar (simbol mbar ili mb) često se koristi u meteorologiji ETIMOLOGIJA kilo +… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • kilobar — [kil′ō bär΄, kil′əbär΄] n. one thousand bars: abbrev. kb …   English World dictionary

  • kilobar — (kbar or kb)    a metric unit of pressure, used particularly in industrial applications and in geology for measuring high pressures. The kilobar equals 1000 bars, 100 megapascals, or about 14 503 pounds per square inch. (Note: in the investment… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • kilobar — /kil euh bahr /, n. a unit of pressure, equal to 1000 bars (14,500 pounds per square inch; equivalent to 100 megapascals). Abbr.: kb [1925 30; KILO + BAR3] * * * …   Universalium

  • kilobar — noun A unit of pressure equal to 1,000 bars (Symbol: kb) …   Wiktionary

  • kilobar — ki·lo·bar …   English syllables

  • kilobar — kil•o•bar [[t]ˈkɪl əˌbɑr[/t]] n. phs a unit of pressure, equal to 1000 bars (14,500 pounds per square inch; equivalent to 100 megapascals). Abbr.: kb • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • kilobar — ˈkēlə, ˈkiləˌˌ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary kilo + bar (VII) : a unit of pressure equal to 1000 bars abbreviation kbar * * * /kil euh bahr /, n. a unit of pressure, equal to 1000 bars (14,500 pounds per square inch;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kb — kilobar; kilobars. * * * …   Universalium

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