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Definition of "hydrostatical" []

  • Alternative form of hydrostatic. (adjective)

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Use "hydrostatical" in a sentence
  • "This notion is plausible in a merely hydrostatical point of view, and is supposed to have been adopted by most of the Fellows of Trinity, but certainly not by Thorp, who is one of the most amiable of their number."
  • "This is distinctly recognized by Pliny, [5] though their common use of aqueducts, in preference to pipes, has led to a supposition that this great hydrostatical principle was unknown to them."
  • "Mr Ivory, who had a good many years before made himself favourably known as a mathematician, especially by his acquaintance with Laplace's peculiar analysis, had adopted (as not unfrequently happens) some singular hydrostatical theories."