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hy·drau·lics

 (hī-drô′lĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The physical science and technology of the static and dynamic behavior of fluids.

hydraulics

(haɪˈdrɒlɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) another name for fluid mechanics

hy•drau•lics

(haɪˈdrɔ lɪks, -ˈdrɒl ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science that deals with the laws governing water or other liquids in motion and their applications in engineering; practical or applied hydrodynamics.
[1665–75]

hy·drau·lics

(hī-drô′lĭks)
The scientific study of water and other liquids, their uses in engineering, and the forces and pressures associated with them.

hydraulics

1. the science concerned with the laws governing water and other liquids in motion and their engineering applications.
2. applied or practical hydrodynamics.
See also: Physics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydraulics - study of the mechanics of fluidshydraulics - study of the mechanics of fluids  
mechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
hydrostatics - study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion
hydrodynamics, hydrokinetics - study of fluids in motion
Translations
عِلْم المِياه والسَّوائِل
hydraulika
hydraulik
hidraulika
vökvafræîi
hydraulika
hidrolik bilimi

hydraulics

[haɪˈdrɒlɪks] NSINGhidráulica f

hydraulics

[haɪˈdrɒlɪks] nhydraulique f

hydraulics

n singHydraulik f

hydraulics

[haɪˈdrɒlɪks] nsgidraulica

hydraulic

(haiˈdroːlik) adjective
1. worked by the pressure of water or some other liquid. hydraulic brakes.
2. relating to hydraulics. a hydraulic engineer.
hyˈdraulically adverb
hyˈdraulics noun singular
the study of the behaviour of moving liquids (eg of water in pipes).
References in classic literature ?
Her second son would have been provided for at Chesney Wold and would have been made steward in due season, but he took, when he was a schoolboy, to constructing steam-engines out of saucepans and setting birds to draw their own water with the least possible amount of labour, so assisting them with artful contrivance of hydraulic pressure that a thirsty canary had only, in a literal sense, to put his shoulder to the wheel and the job was done.
In a hard way, and in an uncertain way that fluctuated between patronage and putting down, the sprinkling from a watering-pot and hydraulic pressure, Mrs Clennam showed an interest in this dependent.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because it has identified a problem with the continuously variable transmission software, which was originally programmed to allow high hydraulic pressure in certain operation modes.
When using hydraulics for core pulls that have shutoffs on the cavity, the shutoff should not be the positive stop that takes all the impact of the hydraulic pressure in the set position.
Designed for tough working conditions, the dust- and water-resistant control box features four user-friendly buttons--power, unlock, lock and hydraulic pressure signal/bypass.
a leading supplier of lighting poles and lighting fittings, carries a complete system of production equipment such as hydraulic pressure machines of 315 tons, digital controlled hydraulic pressure forming machines of 500/1000tons, uncoil level shearing machines, plasma cutting machines and automatic welding machines.
An optional 2,000-psi hydraulic pressure washer can further ease cleanup.
The new digital readout allows the operator to view pulling forces, distance pulled, tension limiter and hydraulic pressure readings.
You imply Chat applying hydraulic pressure to the aircraft could make the stabilators move.
Combined with in-cab hydraulic pressure control, this spring allows the operator to easily set the right amount of down-pressure for the operating conditions.
The gas is delivered to oil tanks that convert the gas into hydraulic pressure and this pressurized hydraulic oil is used to drive Rotork scotch-yoke quarter-turn or linear valve actuators, information @rotork.