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noun
a unit of atmospheric pressure, being the pressure equal to that exerted by a column of mercury one inch high under standard conditions of temperature and gravity: 33.864 millibars. Abbreviation: in. Hg
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Origin of inch of mercury

First recorded in 1825–35

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