Meaning of gauge pressure in English:

gauge pressure


  • The amount by which the pressure measured in a fluid exceeds that of the atmosphere.

    ‘Regulate heat under the canner to maintain a steady pressure at or slightly above the correct gauge pressure.’
    • ‘A typical sitting human's blood pressure, measured at the level of the heart, ranges from a gauge pressure of about 120 mm-Hg to about 75 mm-Hg (diastole).’
    • ‘Technicians used a customized hydraulic ram to stress the tendons to a predetermined gauge pressure corresponding to the design jacking force.’