Hydraulic elevator


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hydraulic elevator

[hī′drȯ·lik ′el·ə‚vād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
An elevator operated by water pressure. Also known as hydraulic lift.
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Hydraulic elevator

An elevator powered by the energy of a liquid under pressure in a cylinder which acts on a piston or plunger to move the elevator car up and down on guide rails.
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hydraulic elevator

An elevator powered by the energy of a liquid under pressure in a cylinder which acts on a piston or plunger to move the elevator car. Also see plunger hydraulic elevator; roped hydraulic elevator.
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