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hydrostatic

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adjective hy·dro·stat·ic \ˌhī-drə-ˈsta-tik\

Definition of hydrostatic

  1. :  of or relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit — compare hydrokinetic

hy·dro·stat·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of hydrostatic

probably from New Latin hydrostaticus, from hydr- + staticus static


First Known Use: 1666


Medical Dictionary

hydrostatic

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adjective hy·dro·stat·ic \-ˈstat-ik\

Medical Definition of hydrostatic

  1. :  of or relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit—compare hydrokinetic

  2. hy·dro·stat·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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