Pressure Level

  • (noun): The force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit).
    Synonyms: pressure, force per unit area

Some articles on pressure:

Threshold Of Pain - In Hearing
... The pressure at which sound becomes painful for a listener is the pain threshold pressure for that person at that time ... The threshold pressure for sound varies only slightly with frequency and can be age-dependent ... been exposed to more noise/music usually have a higher threshold pressure ...
Pressure Cooking - Operation
... Food is placed inside the pressure cooker with a small amount of water or other liquid (e.g ... The lid is closed, the pressure setting is selected, and the pressure cooker is then placed on a heat source such as a stove at the highest heat setting ... For pressure cookers with a weight, the weight is placed over the steam vent pipe while steam is being emitted to ensure the air inside has escaped ...

Famous quotes containing the words level and/or pressure:

    As the tragic writer rids us of what is petty and ignoble in our nature, so also the humorist rids us of what is cautious, calculating, and priggish—about half of our social conscience, indeed. Both of them permit us, in blessed moments of revelation, to soar above the common level of our lives.
    Robertson Davies (b. 1913)

    I am convinced that our American society will become more and more vulgarized and that it will be fragmentized into contending economic, racial and religious pressure groups lacking in unity and common will, unless we can arrest the disintegration of the family and of community solidarity.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)