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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hy·dro·stat·ic /ˌhaɪdrəˈstætɪk/
 (a.)靜水學的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hy·dro·stat·ic /-ˈstætɪk/ 形容詞
 流體靜力的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hy·dro·stat·ic Hy·dro·stat·ic·al a.  Of or relating to hydrostatics; pertaining to, or in accordance with, the principles of the equilibrium of fluids.
    The first discovery made in hydrostatics since the time of Archimedes is due to Stevinus.   --Hallam.
 Hydrostatic balance, a balance for weighing substances in water, for the purpose of ascertaining their specific gravities.
 Hydrostatic bed, a water bed.
 Hydrostatic bellows, an apparatus consisting of a water-tight bellowslike case with a long, upright tube, into which water may be poured to illustrate the hydrostatic paradox.
 Hydrostatic paradox, the proposition in hydrostatics that any quantity of water, however small, may be made to counterbalance any weight, however great; or the law of the equality of pressure of fluids in all directions.
 Hydrostatic press, a machine in which great force, with slow motion, is communicated to a large plunger by means of water forced into the cylinder in which it moves, by a forcing pump of small diameter, to which the power is applied, the principle involved being the same as in the hydrostatic bellows. Also called hydraulic press, and Bramah press. In the illustration,  is a pump with a small plunger , which forces the water into the cylinder , thus driving upward the large plunder , which performs the reduced work, such as compressing cotton bales, etc.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hydrostatic
      adj : relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or
            transmit; "hydrostatic pressure" [ant: hydrokinetic]