Definition of Hydrostatics

1. Noun. Study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion.




Definition of Hydrostatics

1. n. The branch of science which relates to the pressure and equilibrium of nonelastic fluids, as water, mercury, etc.; the principles of statics applied to water and other liquids.

Definition of Hydrostatics

1. Noun. (physics) The scientific study of fluids at rest, especially when under pressure. ¹

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Definition of Hydrostatics

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Medical Definition of Hydrostatics

1. The branch of science which relates to the pressure and equilibrium of nonelastic fluids, as water, mercury, etc.; the principles of statics applied to water and other liquids. Origin: Cf. F. Hydrostatique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrostatics

hydrostatic dilator
hydrostatic equilibrium
hydrostatic head
hydrostatic paradox
hydrostatic pressure
hydrostatic pressure relief system
hydrostatic pressure relief systems
hydrostatic skeleton
hydrostatical
hydrostatically
hydrostatician
hydrostaticians
hydrostaticity
hydrostatick
hydrostaticks
hydrostatics (current term)
hydrostationary
hydrostats
hydrostratigraphic
hydrostratigraphy
hydrosudopathy
hydrosudotherapy
hydrosulfate
hydrosulfates
hydrosulfide
hydrosulfides
hydrosulfite
hydrosulfite of soda
hydrosulfites
hydrosulfuric

Literary usage of Hydrostatics

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1. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text-book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1858)
"hydrostatics. 377. THE principles of Mechanics demonstrated and explained in the foregoing pages, are universal in their application, extending alike to all ..."

2. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"of Motion which is termed Dynamics, and which was not successfully treated till the time of Galileo.) Sect. 2.—hydrostatics. ARCHIMEDES not only laid the ..."

3. Elementary Treatise on Physics, Experimental and Applied by Adolphe Ganot (1893)
"BOOK III ON LIQUIDS CHAPTER I hydrostatics 95. Province ci hydrostatics.—The science of hydrostatics treats of the conditions of the equilibrium of liquids, ..."

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