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.]

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