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A machine in which a large force is exerted on the larger of two pistons in a pair of hydraulically coupled cylinders by means of a relatively small force applied to the smaller piston.
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(Mechanical Engineering) a press that utilizes liquid pressure to enable a small force applied to a small piston to produce a large force on a larger piston. The small piston moves through a proportionately greater distance than the larger
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|Noun||1.||hydraulic press - press in which a force applied by a piston to a small area is transmitted through water to another piston having a large area|
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