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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.
We've shown that in tunas and their fast-swimming relatives this complex functions to generate hydraulic pressure that provides fine adjustment of the shape of their fins.
This feature enables automatic retraction of the seats, caused by hydraulic pressure through activation of the hydraulic function (manually or automatically from the actuator), ensuring the valve-sealing surfaces are not in contact during valve operation.
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.
On the set position, if your component is relying on hydraulic pressure to overcome plastic/ cavity pressure, you'll typically need to set your pressures high.
Before you check the oil level in your vehicle's hydraulic reservoir tank, make sure the ACE is in SPRUNG mode with the engine off, ejector retracted (back), apron down and hydraulic pressure relieved.
The new digital readout allows the operator to view pulling forces, distance pulled, tension limiter and hydraulic pressure readings.
ETP Hydropress bushings utilize hydraulic pressure contained in a double-walled sleeve to lock components into position on a shaft.
The damp is unlocked when hydraulic pressure actuates a piston that compresses the disc springs, and releases the locking device.
Also, a patented main valve design reduces hydraulic pressure peaks that can reduce pump life, crack excavator workgroup welds and cause system overheating.
To accomplish this, the Loup Electronics Load Log 8000i uses 2 hydraulic pressure sensors, one in the pressure and one in the return for a calculation of differential pressure.