Hydraulic



[hahy-draw-lik, -drol-ik] /haɪˈdrɔ lɪk, -ˈdrɒl ɪk/

adjective
1.
operated by, moved by, or employing water or other liquids in motion.
2.
operated by the pressure created by forcing water, oil, or another liquid through a comparatively narrow pipe or orifice.
3.
of or relating to water or other liquids in motion.
4.
of or relating to .
5.
hardening under water, as a cement.
/haɪˈdrɒlɪk/
adjective
1.
operated by pressure transmitted through a pipe by a liquid, such as water or oil
2.
of, concerned with, or employing liquids in motion
3.
of or concerned with hydraulics
4.
hardening under water: hydraulic cement
adj.

c.1600, from Greek hydraulikos organon “water organ,” from hydr-, stem of hydor “water” (see water (n.1)) + aulos “musical instrument, hollow tube” (see alveolus). Extended by the Romans to other kinds of water engines.
hydraulic
(hī-drô’lĭk)

A descriptive term for a system operated or moved by a fluid. The hydraulic jack, in which force is transmitted from a handle by means of a heavy oil, is probably the most familiar hydraulic device.

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