pressure, p
Normal force acting on a surface divided by the area of that surface. For a mixture of gases the contribution by each constituent is called the partial pressure p i = x i p, where x i is the amount fraction x (y for gaseous mixtures) of the ith constituent and p is the total pressure.
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