Ambient pressure


Ambient pressure

The ambient pressure on an object is the pressure of the surrounding medium, such as a gas or liquid, which comes into contact with the object. [cite web |url=http://www.answers.com/topic/ambient-pressure |title=Sci-Tech Dictionary ambient pressure on Answers.com |author=McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. |publisher=McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.]

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