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- adv. In a hydrostatic manner
- adv. With regard to hydrostatics
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. According to hydrostatics, or to hydrostatic principles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- According to hydrostatics or to hydrostatic principles.
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It's Poseidon — the god of the sea, the enemy of Odysseus, the earth-shaker — as a hydrostatically pressurized steel platform against a mechanomorphosized Aeolus, the ruler of the winds.
The nucleus distributes pressure hydrostatically or equally in all directions.
And we might refer to the historical record of one of these, with all the minute particulars as positive data, imposing on us the necessity of admitting that the solid parts of the globe are hydrostatically balanced in the sea.
Seeing, therefore, the equilibrium of the whole mass, and the consequent hydrostatic balance of the land in the sea, -- seeing also the small compressibility of the solid portions, and the great compressibility of the fluid, the inference is legitimate that the whole is hydrostatically balanced, and that our globe is a globe of water, with an intermediate shell of land, specifically lighter than the fluid in which it is suspended.
For the rest of the day he was hydrostatically mad; nor could the commonest incident connected with the action or conveyance of water take place without his speculating on its cause and consequence.
The lapse rate can be derived from theory for any atmosphere that is the hydrostatically stable condition with maximum vertical temperature gradient, but it is also well-known within meteorology.
Figure 4, where the emission temperature and lapse rate are given if we assume an energy balance and a hydrostatically stable atmosphere on average (a generally hydrostatically unstable atmosphere would be bad news). increased optical depth explains why atmospheres are not easily 'surface temperatures that are substantially higher than the emission temperature.
Unit is hydrostatically tested at 1.5 times maximum operating pressure during the final inspection process
We've just finished hydrostatically testing the line.
The height difference between the Red and the Dead Seas could be utilized hydrostatically to further desalinate the incoming seawater as well as creating enough hydroelectric power not only to drive all the pumping stations needed for the project, but also to supply electricity to the surrounding urban and industrial areas.