Definitions for "HYDROSTATIC HEAD"
Keywords:  exerted, column, height, aswan, hoover
The pressure created by the height of a liquid above a given point.
The pressure exerted by a body of water at rest. The hydrostatic head of fresh water is 0.433 psi per foot of height. Those of other liquids may be determined by comparing their gravities with the gravity of water. See pressure gradient.
see hydrostatic pressure