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

Nearby words

  1. microangiopathic hemolytic anemia,
  2. microangiopathy,
  3. microarray,
  4. microbacteria,
  5. microbalance,
  6. microbarogram,
  7. microbarograph,
  8. microbe,
  9. microbead,
  10. microbial

Origin of microbar

First recorded in 1915–20; micro- + bar3

Also called barye.

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Science definitions for microbar



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