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|a machine in which great force, with slow motion, is communicated to a large plunger by means of water forced into the cylinder in which it moves, by a forcing pump of small diameter, to which the power is applied, the principle involved being the same as in the hydrostatic bellows. Also called hydraulic press, and Bramah press. In the illustration, |
|See under Hydrostatic.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.