hydrostatic pressure


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hy·dro·stat·ic pres·sure

the pressure exerted by a liquid as a result of its potential energy, ignoring its kinetic energy; frequently used to distinguish a true pressure from an osmotic pressure or to emphasize the variation in pressure in a column of fluid due to the effect of gravity.

hydrostatic pressure

The pressure exerted by a fluid within a closed system.
See also: pressure
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