sterhydraulic

adjective ster·hydraulic \¦ster+\

Definition of sterhydraulic

  1. :  relating to or being a hydraulic press producing pressure or motion by the introduction of a solid substance (such as a screw, a rod, or a rope wound on a roller) into a cylinder previously filled with a liquid :  resembling such a press in action or principle

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of sterhydraulic

probably from French stérhydraulique, irregular from stéré- stere- + hydraulique hydraulic


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sterhydraulic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fight against or to call in question

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!