ICAO standard atmosphere


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ICAO stan·dard at·mos·phere

the standard atmosphere adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization, used for calibrating altimeters and for expressing hypobaric chamber pressures in terms of equivalent altitude; it ignores many deviations found in nature.
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ICAO stan·dard at·mos·phere

(stan'dărd at'mŏs-fēr)
The standard atmosphere adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization, used for calibrating altimeters and for expressing hypobaric chamber pressures in terms of equivalent altitude.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012