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  • Thrust – Force acting perpendicular to a surface
  • Pressure = Perpendicular force per unit area

    • Lesser is the area more is the pressure; this is the reason why we prefer to use sharp knives over the blunt ones to cut objects. This pressure is again the reason why it is difficult to hold a school bag having a strap made of a thin and strong string.


  • Liquids exerts pressure on the walls of the container.
  • Pressure exerted by liquids increases with depth.
  • Liquids exert equal pressure at the same depth.
  • The pressure at which water comes out of the holes is directly proportional to its depth.
  • Fluid— Substance which can flow and has no fixed shape
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