- hydrated alumina,
- hydration number,
- hydraulic accumulator,
- hydraulic brake,
- hydraulic cement,
- hydraulic fluid,
- hydraulic fracturing
Origin of hydraulic
Examples from the Web for hydraulically
The platforms at either end are hydraulically raised or lowered, according to the state of the tide, to the level of the ferry.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
It is hydraulically operated and can be moved in any desired direction.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
In these establishments, hydraulically worked from the river, cloths of cheap character for native clothing are made.Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1|Charles Reginald Enock
With the motors retracted it was next to impossible to get to them, past their hydraulically operated booms and actuators.Tight Squeeze|Dean Charles Ing
Word Origin 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.
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.