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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Operated by both fluid and air power
  • adj. Being, or pertaining to, a type of automotive suspension system based on a nitrogen springing medium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or depending upon, both liquid and gaseous substances.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to, or produced by, the action of water and air; involving the combined action of water and air or gas.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

hydro- +‎ pneumatic


  • Everyone knows about its clever "hydropneumatic" suspension, which kept the car level under all conditions, the revolutionary body construction with its bolt-on panels and headlights fitted to later models that swivelled with the steering.

    Telegraph Blogs

  • On detecting flow of water in the line the pump starts and boosts the pressure in the line downstream of the pump (as opposed to a hydropneumatic system that would pressurize the entire house plumbing system) sufficiently for the heater to operate.

    Water Heater question

  • The DS is well-known for its futuristic, aerodynamic body design, styled by the Italian sculptor and industrial designer Flaminio Bertoni, and for its innovative technology, including its hydropneumatic self-leveling suspension system-wiki

    Citroën DS Papercraft | Papercraft Paradise | PaperCrafts | Paper Models | Card Models

  • [Illustration: E] Essential as sulphuric acid is to the ignition of the platinum in an hydropneumatic lamp; so is half-and-half to the proper illumination of a Medical Student's faculties.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, December 11, 1841

  • The outer units are also centrally suspended and incorporate Claas's Active-Float hydropneumatic suspension system.

    FWi - All News

  • The SM's hydropneumatic suspension, though not much changed from the original DS in principle, was still a wonder.


  • Although the SM's hydropneumatic suspension was set firmer than that of the DS, its ability to smooth out choppy pavement remained uncanny.


  • It was the first S-Class to offer the hydropneumatic suspension developed by Citroën, begetting handling comparisons to cars as tossable as the Mini.

    Ride Lust - Motion + Mobility

  • But it's unapologetically French and has some seriously trick technology in its glorious hydropneumatic suspension.


  • Up-to-date mobility systems include a 1,000-horsepower engine and a hydropneumatic suspension unit.

    News From DefenseNews.com


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