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pressure head

[′presh·ər ‚hed]
(fluid mechanics)
Also known as head.
The height of a column of fluid necessary to develop a specific pressure.
The pressure of water at a given point in a pipe arising from the pressure in it.

static head, pressure head

The static pressure of fluid expressed in terms of the height of a column of the fluid which the pressure could support.
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