pressure gradient meaning

  "pressure gradient" in a sentence
  • noun (meteorology)
      The rate of change of the atmospheric pressure horizontally in a certain direction on the earth's surface as shown by isobars on a weather chart


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  1. there is no pressure gradient through the thickness of the film.
  2. a number of overall correlations have been developed for the prediction of the pressure gradient in the vertical flow of gas-liquid mixtures.
  3. even if the pressure gradient is partly balanced by the fluid acceleration, its order of magnitude is usually no larger than the hydrostatic gradient.
  4. determination and regression of overburden pressure gradient
  5. the smaller the permeability, the bigger the start-up pressure gradient

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