hydraulic accumulator

  1. an apparatus in which gas, usually air, is used as a cushion or shock absorber in a hydraulic system.

  2. (in a hydraulic system) an apparatus for storing energy.

Origin of hydraulic accumulator

First recorded in 1875–80

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