Pascal-s-law meaning

pă-skălz, pä-skälz
The principle stating that external static pressure exerted on a confined fluid is distributed evenly throughout the fluid.
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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).
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(physics) The law that states that a confined fluid transmits externally applied pressure uniformly in all directions; the basis of hydraulics.
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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

    From Wiktionary