hy·dro·stat·ics | \ ˌhī-drə-ˈsta-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

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1660, in the meaning defined above

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hy·dro·stat·ics | \ -iks \

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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