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Hydrostatic equilibrium facts for kids

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Hydrostatic equilibrium happens when the pull of gravity is balanced by a pressure gradient which creates a pressure-gradient force in the other direction. The balance of these two forces is known as the hydrostatic balance. It flattens the surface of undisturbed liquids.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Equilibrio hidrostático para niños

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