Pascal's law(redirected from Pascals law)
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Pas·cal's law(pă-skălz′, pä-skälz′)
The principle stating that external static pressure exerted on a confined fluid is distributed evenly throughout the fluid.
[After Blaise Pascal.]
The principle that if a fluid is under pressure from the outside, the pressure is distributed evenly throughout the fluid.
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|Noun||1.||Pascal's law - pressure applied anywhere to a body of fluid causes a force to be transmitted equally in all directions; the force acts at right angles to any surface in contact with the fluid; "the hydraulic press is an application of Pascal's law"|