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in. Hg

noun, Meteorology
1.
inch of mercury.

inch of mercury

noun
1.
a unit of atmospheric pressure, being the pressure equal to that exerted by a column of mercury one inch high under standard conditions of temperature and gravity: 33.864 millibars.
Abbreviation: in. Hg.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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