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geostatic

[jee-uh-stat-ik] /ˌdʒi əˈstæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to pressure exerted by the weight of overlying rock.
2.
(of a construction) resistant to such pressure.
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geostatic

/ˌdʒiːəʊˈstætɪk/
adjective
1.
denoting or relating to the pressure exerted by a mass of rock or a similar substance also: lithostatic
2.
(of a construction) able to resist the pressure of a mass of earth or similar material
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