- of or relating to pressure exerted by the weight of overlying rock.
- (of a construction) resistant to such pressure.
Origin of geostatic
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- 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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