hydraulic press

hydraulic press
noun
press in which a force applied by a piston to a small area is transmitted through water to another piston having a large area
Hypernyms: ↑press, ↑mechanical press

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noun
: a machine in which great force with slow motion is communicated to a large plunger by means of liquid force into the cylinder in which it moves by a piston pump of small diameter to which the power is applied — called also Bramah press, hydrostatic press

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a machine permitting a small force applied to a small piston to produce, through fluid pressure, a large force on a large piston.
[1850-55]

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hydraulic press noun
A press operated by forcing water into a cylinder in which a ram or plunger works
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Main Entry:hydraulic

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hydraulic press,
a machine in which the pressure exerted by a small piston is communicated through a confined liquid to a large piston, the force being multiplied as many times as the area of the smaller piston must be multiplied to equal that of the larger.

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