Hydrostatic-pressure definitions

The pressure exerted by gravity at a given point within a fluid that is at equilibrium, increasing in proportion to depth from the surface.
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The pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at a given point within the fluid, due to the force of gravity. Hydrostatic pressure increases in proportion to depth measured from the surface because of the increasing weight of fluid exerting downward force from above.
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The pressure equivalent to that exerted on a surface by a column of water of a given height.
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