hydrostatics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction hy·dro·stat·ics \ˌhī-drə-ˈsta-tiks\

Definition of hydrostatics

  1. :  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


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hydrostatics

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

Medical Definition of hydrostatics

  1. :  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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