[hahy-druh-stat-ik] /ˌhaɪ drəˈstæt ɪk/

of or relating to .
of or concerned with fluids that are not in motion: hydrostatic pressure
of or concerned with hydrostatics

1670s, from Greek hydro- “water” (see water (n.1)) + statikos “making to stand” (see static).

hydrostatic hy·dro·stat·ic (hī’drə-stāt’ĭk) or hy·dro·stat·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to fluids at rest or under pressure.


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