hydrostatic balance


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hydrostatic balance

n
(General Physics) 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
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It must be emphasized that SG measurements should only be used as an indication, due to the approximate results given by the hydrostatic balance and because coral and conch pearl may have overlapping values.
The fast change of hydrostatic balance at thermocontractable pipe deformation due to gain of its hydrodynamic strength and its deterioration.
He discovered the isochronism of the pendulum (1583), hydrostatic balance (1586), Jupiter'ssatellites (1610), sun spots (1610), and the moon's libration (1637), among other accomplishments.