- of or relating to hydrostatics.
Origin of hydrostatic
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Examples from the Web for hydrostatic
The method of “hydrostatic weighing” is one of the most important.
The inquirer seems not to have been satisfied with the statement of this hydrostatic law.The Panama Canal
J. Saxon Mills
Galileo was the author of the hydrostatic paradox and other sketches.Cordwood
Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
For this purpose there is first of all a "hydrostatic valve."Marvels of Scientific Invention
Thomas W. Corbin
This HT-340 experimental gasoline turbine tractor operates with a hydrostatic transmission.
- of or concerned with fluids that are not in motionhydrostatic pressure
- of or concerned with hydrostatics
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Word Origin and History for hydrostatic
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- Of or relating to fluids at rest or under pressure.
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