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hydraulic
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

9 uses
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Definition
relating to liquid — often describing machinery as moved by pressurized liquid
  • They could lower the gear and extend the flaps with hand pumps, but there was no manual alternative to hydraulic brakes.
    p. 101.9
hydraulic = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • The hydraulic lines, which controlled the doors, had been severed.
    p. 98.7
  • hydraulic = carrying fluid
  • 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.
    p. 98.8
  • hydraulic = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • And without hydraulics, they had no brakes.
    p. 98.8
  • hydraulics = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • The bomb bay was sloshing with hydraulic fluid.
    p. 101.6
  • 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.
    p. 101.9
  • hydraulic = relating to machinery moved by pressurized liquid
  • There was just enough hydraulic fluid left to save them.
    p. 103.4
  • hydraulic = relating to fluid used under pressure to operate machinery
  • The life-blood of the plane—oil, hydraulic fluid, and some one thousand gallons of fuel—slopped about on the surface.
    p. 125.1
  • hydraulic = relating to fluid used under pressure to operate machinery
  • The last trace of Green Hornet, the shimmer of gas, hydraulic fluid, and oil that had wreathed the rafts since the crash, faded away.
    p. 129.5
hydraulic = relating to fluid used under pressure to operate machinery
There are no more uses of "hydraulic" in Unbroken by Hillenbrand.

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