Sterhydraulic
Sterhydraulic Ster`hy*drau"lic, a. [Stereo- + hydraulic.] Pertaining to, or designating, a kind of hydraulic press; resembling such a press in action or principle. [1913 Webster]

{Sterhydraulic press}, an hydraulic press producing pressure or motion by the introduction of a solid substance (as a long rod, or a cord wound on a roller) into a cylinder previously filled with a liquid. [1913 Webster]


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  • sterhydraulic — ster·hydraulic …   English syllables

  • sterhydraulic — |ster+ adjective Etymology: probably from French stérhydraulique, irregular from stéré stere + hydraulique hydraulic : relating to or being a hydraulic press producing pressure or motion by the introduction of a solid substance (as a screw, a rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sterhydraulic press — Sterhydraulic Ster hy*drau lic, a. [Stereo + hydraulic.] Pertaining to, or designating, a kind of hydraulic press; resembling such a press in action or principle. [1913 Webster] {Sterhydraulic press}, an hydraulic press producing pressure or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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