hydromechanical

adjective
hy·​dro·​me·​chan·​i·​cal | \ˌhī-drō-mi-ˈka-ni-kəl \

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

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hydromechanics \ ˌhī-​drō-​mi-​ˈka-​niks \ noun, plural in form but singular in construction

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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, "Massive overhaul to keep Air Force C-130 flying for 80 years into 2030s," 25 June 2018

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1797, in the meaning defined above

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