moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil)
"hydraulic erosion"; "hydraulic brakes"
of or relating to the study of hydraulics
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
Related to hydraulics
of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock, crane, or dock
Origin: [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. , , a water organ; "y`dwr water + flute, pipe. See Hydra.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, hī-drawl′ik, -al, adj. relating to hydraulics: conveying water: worked by water.—adv. Hydraul′ically.—n.pl. Hydraul′ics, used as sing., the science of hydrodynamics in its practical application to water-pipes, &c.—Hydraulic belt, an arrangement for lifting water, consisting of an endless belt fitted with buckets which discharge as they turn over an upper wheel; Hydraulic cement, lime, a cement that sets or hardens under water; Hydraulic jack, a jack or lifting apparatus, by means of oil, &c., pressed by a force-pump against a piston or plunger; Hydraulic mining, a method of mining by which the auriferous detritus is washed down by a powerful jet of water into a sluice where the gold is easily separated; Hydraulic press, a press operated by the differential pressure of water on pistons of different dimensions; Hydraulic ram, an automatic pump worked by the pressure of a column of water in a pipe, and the force acquired by intermittent motion of the column. [From Gr. hydōr, water, aulos, a pipe.]
The numerical value of hydraulic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of hydraulic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The Obama administration's hydraulic fracturing rule is a solution in search of a problem.
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.
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.
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.
Pieces of the failed rotor arm cut through the engine's fan case, the engine bay, an internal fuel tank, and hydraulic and fuel lines before exiting through the aircraft's upper fuselage, the total mishap damage is estimated to be in excess $50 million.
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