hydraulic press

noun

Definition of hydraulic press

: a machine in which great force with slow motion is communicated to a large plunger by means of liquid force into the cylinder in which it moves by a piston pump of small diameter to which the power is applied

called also Bramah press, hydrostatic press

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“Hydraulic press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydraulic%20press. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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