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Meaning of hydraulic accumulator

hydrau'lic accu'mulator

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an apparatus in which gas, usually air, is used as a cushion or shock absorber in a hydraulic system.
  2. (in a hydraulic system) an apparatus for storing energy.
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