[ jee-uh-stat-ik ]
/ ˌdʒi əˈstæt ɪk /
of or relating to pressure exerted by the weight of overlying rock.
(of a construction) resistant to such pressure.
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British Dictionary definitions for geostatic
/ (ˌdʒiːəʊˈstætɪk) /
denoting or relating to the pressure exerted by a mass of rock or a similar substancealso: lithostatic
(of a construction) able to resist the pressure of a mass of earth or similar material
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