Metrology Glossary – Absolute Pressure

Absolute Pressure

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Zero referenced to a perfect vacuum, equaling the sum of gauge pressure plus atmospheric pressure.


The team measured absolute pressure of the environment, which at full vacuum would equal zero PSIA.

  • Barometer
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Compound Pressure Gauge
  • Gauge Pressure
  • Pressure Gauge
  • Pressurization
  • Vacuum Gauge

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