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Common seembols
p, P
SI unitPascal (Pa)
In SI base unitsN/m2 or 1 kg/(m·s2)
Derivations frae
other quantities
p = F / A

Pressur (symbol: p or P) is the force applee'd perpendicular tae the surface o an object per unit aurie ower which that force is distributit. An auld unit o pressur is the pund per square inch.