Bramah press
Bramah press Bra"mah press` A hydrostatic press of immense power, invented by Joseph Bramah of London. See under {Hydrostatic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bramah-press — /bräˈmə pres/ noun A hydraulic press invented by Joseph Bramah (c.1748–1814), inventor also of the Bramˈah lock, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bramah press — Hydrostatic Hy dro*stat ic, Hydrostatical Hy dro*stat ic*al, a. [Hydro , 1 + Gr. ? causing to stand: cf. F. hydrostatique. See {Static}.] Of or relating to hydrostatics; pertaining to, or in accordance with, the principles of the equilibrium of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bramah press — noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after J.Bramah : hydraulic press …   Useful english dictionary

  • bramah press — Hydraulic press, hydrostatic press …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Bramah press — noun see hydraulic press …   Useful english dictionary

  • BRAMAH — UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) 13.4.1748 Stainborough/UK 9.12.1814 Pimlico, London/UK Joseph Bramah was born in Yorkshire. Prevented by an accident from following his father as a farmer Bramah was apprenticed as a carpenter and… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • Bramah, Joseph — born April 13, 1748, Stainborough, Yorkshire, Eng. died Dec. 9, 1814, London British engineer and inventor. Originally a cabinetmaker, Bramah in 1784 devised a pick proof lock, which defied all efforts for 67 years. Since the success of his locks …   Universalium

  • BRAMAH, JOSEPH —    an engineer, born in Barnsley, Yorkshire; author of many mechanical inventions, 18 of which were patented, among others the hydraulic press, named after him (1748 1814) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • hydraulic press — Bramah press, hydrostatic press …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hydrostatic press — Bramah press, hydraulic press …   New dictionary of synonyms

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