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fluid pressure

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noun Physics, Mechanics.
  1. 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.
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Origin of fluid pressure

First recorded in 1835–45
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fluid pressure

noun
  1. 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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