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Meaning of hydraulic

hy•drau•lic

Pronunciation: (hī-drô'lik, -drol'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. operated by, moved by, or employing water or other liquids in motion.
  2. operated by the pressure created by forcing water, oil, or another liquid through a comparatively narrow pipe or orifice.
  3. of or pertaining to water or other liquids in motion.
  4. of or pertaining to hydraulics.
  5. hardening under water, as a cement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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