hydraulic power

/haɪdrɒlɪk ˈpaʊə/ (say huydrolik 'powuh)

power, as for operating machinery, transmitted by the controlled circulation of pressurised fluid, usually a mineral oil or water, to a motor which converts it into mechanical energy.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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