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static pressure

noun, Physics.
1.
the pressure exerted by a fluid that is not moving or flowing.
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  • But when the well is again opened it will be found that the static pressure has been more or less reduced by friction.

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static pressure  
The pressure exerted by a liquid or gas, especially water or air, when the bodies on which the pressure is exerted are not in motion.
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