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Meaning of HYDROSTATICS

Pronunciation:  `hIdru'statiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion
 

HYDROSTATICS is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: fluid mechanics, hydraulics

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hy`dro*stat"ics\, n. [Cf. F. hydrostatique.]
(Physics)
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.

 
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