microbar

[mahy-kruh-bahr]

noun

a centimeter-gram-second unit of pressure, equal to one millionth of a bar; one dyne per square centimeter.

Origin of microbar

First recorded in 1915–20; micro- + bar3
Also called barye.
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microbar in Science

microbar

[mīkrō-bär′]

A unit of pressure equal to one millionth (10-6) of a bar.
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