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hydrostatic

[ hahy-druh-stat-ik ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˈstæt ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to hydrostatics.

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Also hy·dro·stat·i·cal .

Origin of hydrostatic

First recorded in 1665–75; hydro-1 + static

OTHER WORDS FROM hydrostatic

hy·dro·stat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use hydrostatic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hydrostatic

hydrostatic

hydrostatical

/ (ˌhaɪdrəʊˈstætɪk) /

adjective
of or concerned with fluids that are not in motionhydrostatic pressure
of or concerned with hydrostatics

Derived forms of hydrostatic

hydrostatically, adverb
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Medical definitions for hydrostatic

hydrostatic
[ hī′drə-stătĭk ]

adj.
Of or relating to fluids at rest or under pressure.
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