hy·​drau·​lics | \hī-ˈdrȯ-liks \

Definition of hydraulics 

: a branch of science that deals with practical applications (such as the transmission of energy or the effects of flow) of liquid (such as water) in motion

First Known Use of hydraulics

1671, in the meaning defined above

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hydraulics

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hydraulics

: the science that deals with ways to use liquid (such as water) when it is moving

hy·​drau·​lics | \hī-ˈdrȯ-liks \

Medical Definition of hydraulics 

: a branch of science that deals with practical applications (as the transmission of energy or the effects of flow) of liquid (as water) in motion

Other Words from hydraulics

hydraulic \ -​lik \ adjective

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