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hydropneumatization

[hahy-druh-noo-muh-tuh-zey-shuh n, -nyoo-] /ˌhaɪ drəˌnu mə təˈzeɪ ʃən, -ˌnyu-/
noun
1.
utilization of air pressure in the housing of a water turbine to keep the level of water that has been used from rising to interfere with the rotor blades.
Origin
hydro-1 + pneumat- + -ization
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