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hydraulic

1. operated by pressure transmitted through a pipe by a liquid, such as water or oil
2. of, concerned with, or employing liquids in motion

hydraulic

[hī′drȯ·lik]
(engineering)
Operated or effected by the action of water or other fluid of low viscosity.
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A key feature of the machine is the ability to hydraulically raise the screenbox 600 mm (24 in.
HATS Series shields can be equipped with five sizes of spreaders (sets of four) that adjust hydraulically from 14 inches for the PSH42640 on up to 36 inches for the PSH4-5692.
As the process begins, the reel spool is locked in the reel stand with hydraulically operated locking levers that also soften the impact caused when parent rolls are received at the unwind stands.
Two Dodge Challengers and a Baracuda featured hydraulically controlled sound systems in their boots.
Useful for counting applications, the turnstile features precision-cast internal components, hydraulically dampened arm rotation, a wide patron passage width, and key override for locking or unlocking a direction of passage.
Called microfluidic chips, the devices can also store data represented by different fluids and hydraulically execute simple logic operations that are usually left to electronic circuits.
Just as their reporter on the scene was explaining how the Pope would be hydraulically lifted from the plane and lowered to the ground, in the doorway there appeared a winsome, bent old man, dressed in white, a combination of pain and determination etched upon his face, who step by slow step made his way down what seemed the world's longest staircase.
Sunshades attached to the exterior are modelled on the rigging of yachts and consist of six sails (some as large as 120sqm) which can be retracted hydraulically.
The American firm will produce variations of its standard Tendo brand hydraulically operated chucks, and SK, BT, and HSK tool holders.
These deals bring together the three biggest companies making three- dimensional theaters, specialty attractions and rides that project giant- screen films as the audience is gyrated in hydraulically controlled seats.
This new flowmeter has been designed to combat the difficult application of measuring output from hydraulically actuated pumps producing pulsating or discontinuous flows.
DUBLIN Bus has agreed to pay more than pounds 10,000 in damages to each of two schoolboys who were injured in separate accidents involving hydraulically operated bus doors.