hy·​dro·​me·​chan·​i·​cal ˌhī-drō-mi-ˈka-ni-kəl How to pronounce hydromechanical (audio)
: relating to a branch of mechanics that deals with the equilibrium and motion of fluids and of solid bodies immersed in them
hydromechanics noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Examples of hydromechanical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The singer even partnered with now-defunct watchmaker HYT to design a $100,000 limited edition featuring hydromechanical technology. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 26 June 2023 The improper installation of an engine’s hydromechanical unit was at fault in the December helicopter accident near St. Cloud that killed three members of the Minnesota National Guard, according to a summary of an investigation released Wednesday. Reid Forgrave, Star Tribune, 6 Aug. 2020 These factors inform a large part of the calculus for the ongoing Air Force effort to replace the C-130s existing hydromechanical propeller control system with a new Electronic Propeller Control System (EPCS). Kris Osborn, Fox News, 25 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hydromechanical was in 1797

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“Hydromechanical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydromechanical. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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