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hy·dro·stat·ics

 (hī′drə-stăt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of physics that deals with fluids at rest and under pressure.

hydrostatics

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈstætɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with the mechanical properties and behaviour of fluids that are not in motion. See also hydrodynamics

hy•dro•stat•ics

(ˌhaɪ drəˈstæt ɪks)

n.
(used with a sing. v.) the branch of hydrodynamics that deals with the statics of fluids, esp. the equilibrium and pressure of liquids.
[1650–60]
hy`dro•stat′ic, hy`dro•stat′i•cal, adj.
hy`dro•stat′i•cal•ly, adv.

hy·dro·stat·ics

(hī′drə-stăt′ĭks)
The branch of physics that deals with the study of fluids at rest and the forces and pressures associated with them.

hydrostatics

the study of the equilibrium and pressure of liquids. — hydrostatician, n.hydrostatic, hydrostatical, adj.
See also: Physics

hydrostatics

The study of the forces in stationary liquids and fluids.
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Noun1.hydrostatics - study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motionhydrostatics - study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion
Archimedes' principle, law of Archimedes - (hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid
principle of liquid displacement - (hydrostatics) the volume of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the volume of the displaced fluid
fluid mechanics, hydraulics - study of the mechanics of fluids
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