Definition of millibar
: a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to 1⁄1000 bar or 100 pascals
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On Monday evening, the European model was forecasting this storm to drop to 985 millibars, which is a decent nor’easter even by winter standards.
Between 11 P.M. last night and 5 A.M this morning Stella’s pressure dropped from 1003 millibars to 992.
Pretty impressive for a planet with barometric pressure around 10 millibars—just 1 percent of the pressure on Earth’s surface.
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Origin and Etymology of millibar
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1910See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of millibar
: a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to 1⁄1000 bar or 1000 dynes per square centimeter—abbreviation mbar
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