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(kil?o-pas-kal') [Fr. kilo, a thousand, + Pascal, Fr. scientist],


In SI units, a unit of pressure equal to 1000 pascals. Attempts to have blood pressure expressed in kPa have not been accepted.
See: pascal


n kilopascal. See pascal.


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KPA Engineering also has commissions from the Norwegian oil industry, an area with a continuing need for engineers," Westergard added.
Table--1 Credit for the property sector by types of credit, 2000-2005 (Rp billion) Types of credit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Construction credit 5,866 6,898 7,500 9,483 15,864 Real estate credit 5,872 5,239 5,727 7,395 9,324 KPR KPA 15,976 19,912 21,773 30,108 42,099 Total 27,714 32,049 35,000 46,986 67,287 Types of credit 2005 * Growth (%/y) Construction credit 20,915 30.
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