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Denis Papin
   invented   
The Pressure Cooker
The first version of a pressure cooker was created in 1680 by Denis Papin. He made a large cast iron vessel with a lid that locked. His version raised cooking temperatures by 15% over boiling, and accordingly reduced cooking time. However, regulating the steam and temperature was difficult, and explosions were common.
Queen & David Bowie
   had a U.K. Number One single with   
Under Pressure
November 15 1981 for 2 weeks
Pascal
   is the SI unit of   
Pressure and Stress
Pa
Amplitude
   is defined as   
The Pressure or Displacement of Particles in the Medium
Greater amplitude results in a louder sound
Cake
   released the album   
Pressure Chief (2004)
Pressure Cooking
   means   
Cook Food in Liquid in a Sealed Container to Produce High Temperatures
Speeds cooking time.
Pascals, Mm Hg, Lb/sq. Ft.
   are all   
Measures of Pressure
Anticyclone
   is   
An Area of High Pressure
Area of pressure with a rotation opposite that of earth
Cyclone
   is   
An Area of Low Pressure
Storm
   is   
A Low Pressure Disturbance Composed of Wind, Clouds and Precipitation
Urge
   is   
Impelling Motive, Force or Pressure
Blood Pressure
   in French is   
Tension Arterielle
Jacobus Henricus Van 't Hoff
   won for   
Laws of Chemical Dynamics and Osmotic Pressure in Solutions
1901
Carl Bosch & Friedrich Bergius
   won for   
Invention and Development of Chemical High Pressure Methods
1931
Isallobar
   connects points of   
Equal Change in Barometric Pressure
Isobar
   connects points of   
Equal Atmospheric Pressure
Isometric
   connects points of   
Equal Variations of Pressure
Isopiestic
   connects points of   
Equal Pressure but Varying Temperature and Volume
Anemograph
   is used for   
Measuring Pressure and Velocity of Wind
Barograph
   is used for   
Recording Air Pressure
Barometer
   is used for   
Measuring Air Pressure
Elatrometer
   is used for   
Measuring Gaseous Pressure
Kymograph
   is used for   
Recording Fluid Pressure
Manometer
   is used for   
Measuring Pressure of a Liquid or Gas
Microbarograph
   is used for   
Recording Minute Changes in Atmospheric Pressure
Osmometer
   is used for   
Measuring Osmotic Pressure
Piezometer
   is used for   
Measuring Pressure or Compressibility
Sphygmomanometer
   is used for   
Measuring Arterial Blood Pressure
Statoscope
   is used for   
Measuring Small Changes in Atmospheric Pressure
Sympiesometer
   is used for   
Measuring Pressure of a Current
Tasimeter
   is used for   
Measuring Changes in Pressure
Tensimeter
   is used for   
Measuring Vapour Pressure
Vaporimeter
   is used for   
Measuring Vapour Pressure
Cut off Low
   is   
An Area of Low Pressure Aloft Cut off from Its Associated Jet Stream
Doldrums
   is   
The Regions on Either Side of the Equator Where Air Pressure is Low and Winds Are Light
High
   is   
The Center of an Area of High Pressure
Accompanied by anticyclonic and outward wind flow in the northern hemisphere. Also known as an anticyclone.
Low
   is   
The Center of an Area of Low Pressure
Accompanied by cyclonic and inward wind flow in the northern hemisphere. Also known as a cyclone.
Pressure
   is   
The Force Exerted by the Interaction of the Atmosphere and Gravity
Also known as atmospheric pressure.
Ridge
   is   
An Elongated Area of High Pressure at the Surface or Aloft
Trough
   is   
An Elongated Area of Low Pressure at the Surface or Aloft
Xalatan
   is used to treat   
Intraocular Pressure
Latanoprost
Hot Space
   featured   
Under Pressure
1982,(co-written with David Bowie), UK no.1 (for 2 weeks) and US no.29
Eliminator
   features   
Got Me Under Pressure
1983, US 18
Toots and the Maytals
   released the single   
Pressure Drop
1970; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; did not chart
Queen and David Bowie
   released the single   
Under Pressure
1981; 2 weeks as #1 in the U.K.; long lasting public acclaim
Pressure, Warmth, Pain, Limb Position
   are all   
Qualities of Touch






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