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hydraulic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mechanical, Physics
hydraulichy‧draul‧ic /haɪˈdrɒlɪk, -ˈdrɔː- $ -ˈdrɒː-/ adjective [usually before noun]  TEMmoved or operated by the pressure of water or other liquid a hydraulic pump hydraulic brakeshydraulically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
hydraulicThe dinos poised in the skeletal power of hydraulic hoses, chained gears, and cabled levers.Three appliances and a hydraulic platform tackled the blaze.Miners today work with advanced coal-cutting machinery and hydraulic props, they're safer and they're better paid.They are pushing upwards because their stalks function as vertical hydraulic rams.Flight Controls Ailerons, rudder and elevator driven by twin hydraulic servo-actuators, and push-pull rod linkage.The hydraulic specialists were organized in the same manner, as were the aircraft mechanics, and so on.One of the hydraulic stand pipes, seen before being enclosed in a cabin.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhydraulichy‧draul‧ic /haɪˈdrɒlɪk, -ˈdrɔː--ˈdrɒː-/ adjective moved or operated by the pressure of water or other liquidsThe factory makes hydraulic cylinders for use in the steel industry.hydraulically adverbhydraulically operated doors
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