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hydraulic press

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A machine in which a large force is exerted on the larger of two pistons in a pair of hydraulically coupled cylinders by means of a relatively small force applied to the smaller piston.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a hydrostatic press. See under Hydrostatic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. press in which a force applied by a piston to a small area is transmitted through water to another piston having a large area

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