decibar

[ des-uh-bahr ]
/ ˈdɛs əˌbɑr /

noun Physics.

a centimeter-gram-second unit of pressure, equal to 1/10 bar or 100,000 dynes per square centimeter.

Nearby words

  1. decession,
  2. dechlorinate,
  3. decholesterolization,
  4. deci-,
  5. deciare,
  6. decibel,
  7. decidable,
  8. decide,
  9. decided,
  10. decidedly

Origin of decibar

First recorded in 1905–10; deci- + bar3

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