The principle stating that external static pressure exerted on a confined fluid is distributed evenly throughout the fluid.
The principle that external static pressure exerted on a fluid is distributed evenly throughout the fluid. Differences in static pressure within a fluid thus arise only from sources within the fluid (such as the fluid's own weight, as in the case of atmospheric pressure).
Origin of pascal-s-law
- After Blaise Pascal
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Blaise Pascal, French scientist and philosopher