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:
1835–45

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fluid pressure
 
n
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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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.
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