Definitions for hydraulichaɪˈdrɔ lɪk, -ˈdrɒl ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hydraulic(adj)

    moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil)

    "hydraulic erosion"; "hydraulic brakes"

  2. hydraulic(adj)

    of or relating to the study of hydraulics

    "hydraulic engineer"


  1. hydraulic(Adjective)

    Pertaining to water

    I know not why this entrance is left so neglected, as we are not in want of able engineers in France, in the hydraulic branch, a part of the mathematics to which I have most applyed myself. uE0009701uE001 M. Le Page Du Pratz, History of Louisisana (PG), p. 47

  2. hydraulic(Adjective)

    Related to hydraulics

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hydraulic(adj)

    of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock, crane, or dock

  2. Origin: [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. , , a water organ; "y`dwr water + flute, pipe. See Hydra.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Pyle:

    The Obama administration's hydraulic fracturing rule is a solution in search of a problem.

  2. Theodore Parker:

    It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.

  3. Federico Martinez:

    Cuba needs lots of infrastructure: highway infrastructure, communications infrastructure, hydraulic infrastructure and there will be many opportunities for companies.

  4. Thibedi Ramontja:

    We have taken into consideration the issues of water and regulations are going to address this sufficiently, providing proper guidance on how to undertake hydraulic fracturing.

  5. Bernard Orr:

    The court recognized that both substantive infirmities with the rule itself and procedural inadequacies in (Bureau of Land Management's) rulemaking process compromise the validity of BLM's hydraulic fracturing rule.

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