- A system using both hydraulic and pneumatic forces.
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Hydropneumatic — Hy dro*pneu*mat ic, a. [Hydro , 1 + pneumatic: cf. F. hydropneumatique.] Pertaining to, or depending upon, both liquid and gaseous substances; as, hydropneumatic apparatus for collecting gases over water or other liquids. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hydropneumatic — “+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hydr + pneumatic : of, relating to, or operating by means of both water and air or other gas a hydropneumatic elevator * * * hydropneumatˈic adjective Utilizing water and air acting… … Useful english dictionary
hydropneumatic — adjective a) Operated by both fluid and air power b) Being, or pertaining to, a type of automotive suspension system based on a nitrogen springing medium … Wiktionary
hydropneumatic — hy·dro·pneumatic … English syllables
Hydropneumatic suspension — Hydropneumatic is a type of automotive suspension system, invented by Citroën, and fitted to Citroën cars, as well as being adapted by other car manufacturers, notably Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz and Peugeot. It was also used on Berliet trucks.… … Wikipedia
Hydropneumatic gun carriage — Hy dro*pneu*mat ic gun carriage (Ordnance) A disappearing gun carriage in which the recoil is checked by cylinders containing liquid and air, the air when compressed furnishing the power for restoring the gun to the firing position. It is used… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Hydropneumatic device — North American, European, and other languages refer to hydropneumatic devices such as a hydropneumatic accumulator or pulsation damper using very different words. In many cases this can cause a great deal of word usage confusion. This article… … Wikipedia
hydropneumatic suspension — A suspension system which uses a gas and a liquid which are separated by a flexible bladder. The setup causes the suspension to maintain a preset height. Used in Citroën cars … Dictionary of automotive terms
Moulton Hydragas suspension — hydropneumatic suspension developed by Leyland … Dictionary of automotive terms
Citroën DS — Manufacturer Citroën Also called Citroën ID Production 1955–1975 Assembly … Wikipedia