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fluid pressure

noun, Physics, Mechanics
the pressure exerted by a fluid, directly proportional to the specific gravity at any point and to the height of the fluid above the point.
Origin of fluid pressure
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for fluid pressure
  • Increased intracranial pressure can be due to a rise in cerebrospinal fluid pressure.
  • Glaucoma occurs when fluid pressure builds up behind the eye and begins to damage the optic nerve.
  • Glaucoma is a condition of increased fluid pressure inside the eye.
  • Each can produce either mechanical motion or fluid pressure, which in turn can drive a generator.
  • In all cases, high pore fluid pressure generation is anticipated during hydrate dissociation.
British Dictionary definitions for fluid pressure

fluid pressure

the pressure exerted by a fluid at any point inside it. The difference of pressure between two levels is determined by the product of the difference of height, the density, and the acceleration of free fall
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