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1. A branch of science that deals with practical applications (as the transmission of energy or the effects of flow) of liquid (as water) in motion.
2. The physical science and technology of the static and dynamic behavior of fluids.
3. The science that deals with the laws governing water or other liquids in motion and their applications in engineering; practical or applied hydrodynamics.
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A hydraulic system can transmit force between two places by pushing fluids through tubes of different sizes.

Hydraulic pipes power the brakes on most cars. They also power the lifting rams on bulldozers and cranes.

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