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.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "hydrostat"
    • a tool that immediately responds to falls in…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "hydrostat"
77 votes

How would you define hydrostat?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!