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Definition of "hydrostatic" []

  • Of or relating to hydrostatics. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hydrostatic" in a sentence
  • "Phoenixville Ironworks, is thus described: 'The principle on which it acts is that of hydrostatic pressure, or, more properly, _hydrostatic resistance_."
  • "A heavy bullet that is too narrow to leave a large wound channel thus lacking in hydrostatic shock, odds are it will tumble upon impact, kicks like a mule, no real advantage over a 30-06 with heavy loads and it [‘s appeals mainly to the feeble minded fad got to have it that believes anything."
  • "Investigators believe that pipeline owner PG&E Corp. could have identified the defects if it had conducted a water-pressure test, known as hydrostatic testing, on the line before it was put into service."