hydraulic ram definition

  • noun:
    • A water pump where downward flow of naturally working liquid is intermittently halted by a valve so your flow is forced upward through an open pipeline into a reservoir.
    • The large output piston of a hydraulic press.
    • a water pump that utilizes the kinetic power of streaming water to make a part of that liquid to a reservoir at a higher level
  • adjective:
    • a machine for increasing liquid in the form of the energy associated with going water which a portion is to be raised. Once the rush of water through main pipeline d shuts the valve at a, the momentum for the existing therefore all of a sudden inspected forces element of it to the air chamber b, or over the pipe c, its return becoming prevented by a valve in the entry into environment chamber, as the dropping for the valve a by its fat permits another dash through the primary pipeline, an such like alternately.

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