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electrohydraulic

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adjective elec·tro·hy·drau·lic \i-ˌlek-trō-hī-ˈdrȯ-lik, -ˈdrä-\

Definition of electrohydraulic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a combination of electric and hydraulic mechanisms

  2. 2 :  involving or produced by the action of very brief but powerful pulse discharges of electricity under a liquid resulting in the generation of shock waves and highly reactive chemical species <an electrohydraulic effect>



1922

First Known Use of electrohydraulic

1922


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