[hahy-draw-liks, -drol-iks] /haɪˈdrɔ lɪks, -ˈdrɒl ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the science that deals with the laws governing water or other liquids in motion and their applications in engineering; practical or applied hydrodynamics.
(functioning as sing) another name for fluid mechanics
1670s, from hydraulic; also see -ics.
- Hydraulic suspension
noun 1. a system of motor-vehicle suspension using hydraulic members, often with hydraulic compensation between front and rear systems (hydroelastic suspension)
noun 1. an apparatus in which a fluid, usually oil, transmits torque from one shaft to another, producing a different torque in the other shaft.
[hahy-draw-luh s] /haɪˈdrɔ ləs/ noun, plural hydrauli [hahy-draw-lahy] /haɪˈdrɔ laɪ/ (Show IPA), hydrauluses. 1. a pipe organ of ancient Greece and Rome using water pressure to maintain the air supply.
/ˈhaɪdrəˌzaɪd/ noun 1. any of a class of chemical compounds that result when hydrogen in hydrazine or any of its derivatives is replaced by an acid radical hydrazide (hī’drə-zīd’) A compound formed by combining hydrazine with an acyl compound. Hydrazides are important in the manufacture of certain medicines.