Originally Posted by L473ncy
Linds, water is essentially a non compressible fluid. Gasses can be compressed I'm not doubting that but it's physically impossible to compress water any further in liquid form. That's what the idea behind hydraulic equipment is (either using mineral oil or water).
There is some degree of compressibility to liquids such as water but it's not very much.
I realize that. I was using water as a comparison as it is commonly found in all three states, and like O2 it is often used as the measuring point, or zero to compare other elements.