hydrostatic


hy·dro·stat·ic

adjective \ˌhī-drə-ˈsta-tik\

Definition of HYDROSTATIC

:  of or relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit — compare hydrokinetic
hy·dro·stat·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of HYDROSTATIC

probably from New Latin hydrostaticus, from hydr- + staticus static
First Known Use: 1666

hy·dro·stat·ic

adjective \-ˈstat-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROSTATIC

: of or relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit—compare hydrokinetic
hy·dro·stat·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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