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"hydraulic" in British English

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hydraulicadjective

uk   /haɪˈdrɒl.ɪk/  us   /-ˈdrɑː.lɪk/
operated by or ​involving the ​pressure of ​water or some other ​liquid: a hydraulic ​lift/​platform/​pump
(Definition of hydraulic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hydraulicadjective [not gradable]

 us   /hɑɪˈdrɔ·lɪk/
(of a ​device) ​operated by ​waterpressure or by ​pressure from another ​liquid: The plane’s hydraulic ​systems can ​withstandincredibly high ​temperatures.
(Definition of hydraulic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hydraulic" in Business English

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hydraulicadjective

uk   us   /haɪˈdrɔːlɪk/
a hydraulic ​machine or ​tooloperates by using ​power from the ​pressure of water or another ​liquid: They ​manufacture hydraulic ​pumps, valves, and ​motors.
hydraulically
adverb
hydraulically ​drivenpumps
(Definition of hydraulic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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