hy·​dro·​me·​chan·​i·​cal | \ ˌhī-drō-mi-ˈka-ni-kəl How to pronounce hydromechanical (audio) \

Definition of hydromechanical

: relating to a branch of mechanics that deals with the equilibrium and motion of fluids and of solid bodies immersed in them

Other Words from hydromechanical

hydromechanics \ ˌhī-​drō-​mi-​ˈka-​niks How to pronounce hydromechanical (audio) \ noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Examples of hydromechanical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of hydromechanical

1797, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydromechanical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydromechanical. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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