hydraulics definition

  • noun:
    • The real science and technology of the fixed and dynamic behavior of liquids.
    • The manufacturing technology that handles useful applications in which liquid is in motion and transmits energy.
    • The hydraulic system of a car or any other machine.
    • That branch of science, or of engineering, which treats of fluids in motion, especially of water, its action in rivers and canals, the works and machinery for conducting or raising it, its use as a prime mover, and the like.
    • That part of manufacturing research which treats of this movement of fluids, the rules wherein its managed, together with application among these principles to equipment, marine engineering, etc.
    • study regarding the mechanics of fluids

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