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hydrostatics

noun plural but singular in construction hy·dro·stat·ics \-tiks\

Definition of HYDROSTATICS

:  a branch of physics that deals with the characteristics of fluids at rest and especially with the pressure in a fluid or exerted by a fluid on an immersed body — compare hydrodynamics

First Known Use of HYDROSTATICS

1660

hydrostatics

noun plural but singular in construction hy·dro·stat·ics \-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROSTATICS

:  a branch of physics that deals with the characteristics of fluids at rest and especially with the pressure in a fluid or exerted by a fluid on an immersed body—compare hydrodynamics

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