hydrostat definition

  • noun:
    • a tool that immediately responds to falls in humidity by the addition of dampness on air to keep the moisture at a desired setting, just like just how a thermostat works for heat.
    • A contrivance or apparatus to prevent the explosion of steam boilers.
    • a computer device, typically electrical, for showing or regulating the height of water in a reservoir or receptacle.
    • An apparatus of any kind for preventing the surge of steam-boilers.
    • an electric product for finding the existence of liquid, utilized as a protection against damage to structures from overflow or leakage.

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