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hydrostatic

[hahy-druh-stat-ik] /ˌhaɪ drəˈstæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to hydrostatics.
Origin of hydrostatic
1665-1675
1665-75; hydro-1 + static
Related forms
hydrostatically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrostatic

hydrostatic

/ˌhaɪdrəʊˈstætɪk/
adjective
1.
of or concerned with fluids that are not in motion: hydrostatic pressure
2.
of or concerned with hydrostatics
Derived Forms
hydrostatically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for hydrostatic
adj.

1670s, from Greek hydro- "water" (see water (n.1)) + statikos "making to stand" (see static).

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hydrostatic in Medicine

hydrostatic hy·dro·stat·ic (hī'drə-stāt'ĭk) or hy·dro·stat·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to fluids at rest or under pressure.

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