Origin of hydraulic
Examples from the Web for hydraulic
Or maybe a book about renting a hydraulic lift and painting the house.
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is still somewhat of a mystery to most of the country.Can You Silence a Child? Inside the Hallowich Case|Caitlin Dickson|September 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The increase is largely attributed to more drilling and the sharp rise of hydraulic fracturing in the U.S.Increasing Oil Production in the U.S. Sparks Less OPEC Reliance|Miranda Green|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For sure, if hydraulic pressure was low—and the warning light could have been false, they sometimes are—it was prudent to return.
Hydraulic pressure is involved not only in lowering the landing gear but in controlling the airplane.
Immense pipes were laid and altogether millions of dollars were invested in hydraulic mining.History of California|Helen Elliott Bandini
The hydraulic power was supplied through mains charged by pumping at a pressure of 700 lb.
There is only one pressure pipe for all the hydraulic pumps.
Hence the popularity of chrome tannage for waterproof soling and hydraulic leathers.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
At about this time or late in 1700, a Frenchman, Montgolfer, invented the hydraulic ram.History of Sanitation|John Joseph Cosgrove
British Dictionary definitions for hydraulic
Word Origin for hydraulic
Word Origin and History for hydraulic
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.
Science definitions for hydraulic
Culture definitions for hydraulic
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.