noun (used with a singular verb)
Examples from the Web for hydraulics
Kurosawa made two movies that showed you how to move—the excitement, joy, hydraulics, and all.
He is interested in the hydraulics of supply and demand, and that demand originated primarily overseas.
The 135-inch gun of to-day is, thanks to hydraulics, manipulated with a tithe of the exertion required to serve a truck gun.The British Navy Book|Cyril Field
First he glanced at optics; but that did not help him to see his way; then at hydrostatics and hydraulics.
In hydraulics there are rams, water closets, pumps, and turbine water wheels.The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.|Edward W. Byrn
The very necessities of its geographical position had forced it to pre-eminence in hydraulics and hydrostatics.History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete|John Lothrop Motley
As Merle demonstrated the problem in hydraulics the girl studied him more attentively, then gleamed with a sudden new radiance.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson