Definition of hydrostatics in English:


Line breaks: hydro|stat¦ics
Pronunciation: /hʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈstatɪks


[treated as singular]
The branch of mechanics concerned with the hydrostatic properties of liquids.
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  • The first volume covered dynamics, mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, aerostatics, and pneumatics.
  • The syllabus included mechanics, hydrostatics, optics, and astronomy.
  • Gregory also lectured at Edinburgh on mechanics and hydrostatics.

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