Pascal's law

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Synonyms for Pascal's law

pressure applied anywhere to a body of fluid causes a force to be transmitted equally in all directions

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The continuity of flow principle is as basic to flow considerations as pressure is to Pascal's Law.
Further studies in geometry, hydrodynamics, and hydrostatic and atmospheric pressure led him to invent the syringe and to discover Pascal's law of pressure (1647-54) and the principle of the hydraulic press (1650).
The process has been coined "pascalization"--a la Pascal's law of hydrostatic pressure and kilo pascal (kpa) measurements of atmospheric pressure.
Practical application of hydraulic technology dates back to the 18th century and is based on Pascal's Law relating to pressure of a static fluid contained in a closed system.
Other research led to the invention of the syringe and hydraulic press and, with it, Pascal's law of pressure.