hydraulic theory

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Any theory based on liquid in motion or under pressure, either literally as in certain theories of hearing, or figuratively as in the economic aspects of psychoanalysis that are more correctly called the principle of constancy and the quota of affect. [From Greek hydraulikos hydraulic, from hydor water + aulos a pipe + -ikos of, relating to, or resembling]

Subjects: Psychology.

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