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decibar

[ des-uh-bahr ]
/ ˈdɛs əˌbɑr /
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noun Physics.
a centimeter-gram-second unit of pressure, equal to 1/10 bar or 100,000 dynes per square centimeter.
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Origin of decibar

First recorded in 1905–10; deci- + bar3
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