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Bar

Abbreviation/Symbol:

bar

bar

Unit of:

Pressure

Wordwide use:

bar is a commonly used unit in meteorology and engineering

Definition:

1 bar is defined as 100,000 Pascals

Origin:

The word bar originates from the Greek word βάρος, meaning weight. It is defined with respect to the SI unit Pascal, such that 1 bar ≡ 100000 Pa.

Common references:

1 bar is approximately equal to atmospheric pressure at sea level

Usage context:

bar is a commonly used unit in meteorology and engineering