1. moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil)
- hydraulic erosion
- hydraulic brakes
2. of or relating to the study of hydraulics
- hydraulic engineer
Sentences with hydraulic as an adjective:
- I know not why this entrance is left so neglected, as we are not in want of able engineers in France, in the hydraulic branch, a part of the mathematics to which I have most applyed myself. — M. Le Page Du Pratz, History of Louisisana (PG), p. 47
1. (transitive) To mine using the technique of hydraulic mining.