Meaning of “hydraulics” in the English Dictionary

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"hydraulics" in British English

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hydraulicsnoun [ plural ]

uk /haɪˈdrɒl.ɪks/ us /haɪˈdrɑː.lɪks/

a system of using water to produce power:

The hydraulics failed and the digger stopped.

(Definition of “hydraulics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)