hydropneumatization

hydropneumatization

[hahy-druh-noo-muh-tuh-zey-shuhn, -nyoo-]
noun
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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