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- A three-dimensional force vector operating in the atmosphere that accelerates air parcels away from regions of high pressure and toward regions of low pressure in response to an air pressure gradient. Usually resolved into vertical and horizontal components.
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- Atmospheric pressure, Barogram, Pascal, PRES, Pressure, Pressure Gage, Pressure Gradient, Pressure head, Pressure Jump, Saturation Vapor Pressure, Vapor Pressure