generalized hydrostatic equation

generalized hydrostatic equation

[′jen·rə‚līzd ‚hī·drə¦stad·ik i′kwā·zhən]
(geophysics)
The vertical component of the vector equation of motion in natural coordinates when the acceleration of gravity is replaced by the virtual gravity; for most purposes it is identical to the hydrostatic equation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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