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hydrostatics

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hydrostatics (uncountable)

  1. (physics) The scientific study of fluids at rest, especially when under pressure.
    • 1774, Dr Samuel Johnson, Preface to the Works of the English Poets, J. Nichols, Volume II, Page 30,
      "to estimate his skill in hydrostatistics or astronomy; ..."

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