Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to hydrostatics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to hydrostatics.
  • adj. Of or relating to fluids, especially to the pressure that they exert or transmit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to hydrostatics; pertaining to, or in accordance with, the principles of the equilibrium of fluids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or in accordance with the principles of the equilibrium of fluids; relating to hydrostatics. Also hydrostatical.
  • In phytogeography, taking place under conditions of substantially uniform wetness: said of a succession of vegetations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit

Etymologies

hydro- +‎ static (Wiktionary)

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