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We know that Pascal's law states that the pressure exerted anywhere in a confined incompressible fluid is transmitted equally in all direction through out the fluid such that the initial pressure variations remains the same. The force exerted is transmitted to every atoms as they are so close to each other. These atoms are sliding pass each other to spread the force to all atoms. If my understanding is true then why the same hydrostatic pressure is not getting transmitted same way as external force?

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Is the reason that one is pressure (non directional) and other is force (directional) not enough ? –  Rijul Gupta Jan 12 at 17:10

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