hydrostatic pressure


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hydrostatic pressure

[‚hī·drə′stad·ik ′presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The pressure at a point in a fluid at rest due to the weight of the fluid above it. Also known as gravitational pressure.
The negative of the stress normal to a surface in a fluid.

hydrostatic pressure

The pressure equivalent to that exerted on a surface by a column of water of a given height.
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