hydrostatic balance

noun

a balance for finding the weight of an object submerged in water in order to determine the upthrust on it and thus determine its relative density

Nearby words

  1. hydrosome,
  2. hydrospace,
  3. hydrosphere,
  4. hydrostat,
  5. hydrostatic,
  6. hydrostatic pressure,
  7. hydrostatics,
  8. hydrosulfate,
  9. hydrosulfide,
  10. hydrosulfite

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