Pressure-gradient meaning

Pressure gradient is how much the atmospheric pressure lowers in an area at a specific time.

An example of a pressure gradient is gale force winds turning into a light breeze in a specific city after an hour.

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The rate of decrease in barometric pressure in a given region at a particular time.
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The rate of decrease (gradient) of pressure in space at a fixed time. The term is sometimes used to denote simply the magnitude of the gradient of the pressure field.
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