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hydraulic

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Definition relating to liquid — often describing machinery as moved by pressurized liquid
  • The train uses hydraulic brakes.
hydraulic = relating to liquid — often describing machinery as moved by pressurized liquid
  • The pilot reported a hydraulic leak.
  • hydraulic engineer
  • The life-blood of the plane—oil, hydraulic fluid, and some one thousand gallons of fuel—slopped about on the surface.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = relating to fluid used under pressure to operate machinery
  • They could work the gear and flaps with hand pumps, but there was no manual alternative to hydraulic brakes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • hydraulic = pressurized liquid that moves machinery
  • At the door, Dad strained the hydraulic screen wide, and when it sprung back, it slammed against Pedi's face.
    Victor Martinez  --  Parrot in the Oven
  • hydraulic = a type of screen door that shuts itself automatically with the aid of pressurized liquid
  • They could lower the gear and extend the flaps with hand pumps, but there was no manual alternative to hydraulic brakes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • Inside the shaft of Freddy's Free Fall, the cable snapped its final thread and ripped across the hydraulic line.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • hydraulic = fluid-containing
  • The last trace of Green Hornet, the shimmer of gas, hydraulic fluid, and oil that had wreathed the rafts since the crash, faded away.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = relating to fluid used under pressure to operate machinery
  • There was just enough hydraulic fluid left to save them.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = relating to fluid used under pressure to operate machinery
  • If Super Man could carry them that far, they would have to land without hydraulic control of the landing gear, flaps, or brakes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • The bomb bay was sloshing with hydraulic fluid.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = relating to fluid used under pressure to operate machinery
  • With these lines broken, Phil would have no hydraulic control of the landing gear or the flaps, which they would need to slow the plane on landing.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • The hydraulic lines, which controlled the doors, had been severed.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulic = carrying fluid
  • And without hydraulics, they had no brakes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • hydraulics = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • The last trace of Green Hornet, a shimmer of gas, hydraulic fluid, and oil, faded away.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • The plane's lifeblood—oil, hydraulic fluid, and some one thousand gallons of fuel—slopped on the surface.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • There was just enough hydraulic fluid left to save them.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • Its control cables were cut, one rudder was ruined, fuel was trickling onto the floor, and hydraulic fluid was sloshing in the bomb bay.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults
  • If Super Man could carry them that far, they'd have to land without hydraulic control of the landing gear, flaps, or brakes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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