Meaning of cryostatic in English:

cryostatic

adjective

  • 1Physics Biology
    Of the nature of a cryostat; relating to the use of a cryostat.

  • 2Geology Soil Science
    Designating the increased hydrostatic pressure of unfrozen groundwater confined between layers of frozen material (usually a permafrost layer and the frozen ground surface); relating to or caused by this phenomenon.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Scientific Abstracts. From cryo- + -static.

Pronunciation

cryostatic

/ˌkrʌɪə(ʊ)ˈstatɪk/