hydrostatics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction 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

First Known Use of hydrostatics

1660


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hydrostatics

noun plural but singular in construction 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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