hydraul.

hydraulics.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Couloir — Cou loir (k?? lw?r ), n. [F., a strainer.] 1. A deep gorge; a gully. [1913 Webster] 2. (Hydraul. Engin.) A dredging machine for excavating canals, etc. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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