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.
Greece proposes to apply MARPOL provisions by phasing out oil tankers above 20,000/30,000 dwt after 25+5 years using HBL (hydrostatic balance loading), with the addition of an end-limit in year 2007.The 53 Greek single-hull SBT/PL oil tankers carry 80,000,000 tonnes a year and have a tonnage capacity of 2,203,627 gt, while carrying capacity is 3,887,724 dwt.