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Definition of Pneumatic

Pneumatic
Pneumatic Pneu*mat"ic, n. A vehicle, as a bicycle, the wheels of which are fitted with pneumatic tires.
Pneumatic
Pneumatic Pneu*mat"ic, Pneumatical Pneu*mat"ic*al, a. Adapted for containing compressed air; inflated with air; as, a pneumatic cushion; a pneumatic tire, a tire formed of an annular tube of flexible fabric, as India rubber, suitable for being inflated with air.
Pneumatic
Pneumatic Pneu*mat"ic, Pneumatical Pneu*mat"ic*al, a. [L. pneumaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, wind, air, ? to blow, breathe; cf. OHG. fnehan: cf. F. pneumatique. Cf. Pneumonia.] 1. Consisting of, or resembling, air; having the properties of an elastic fluid; gaseous; opposed to dense or solid. The pneumatical substance being, in some bodies, the native spirit of the body. --Bacon. 2. Of or pertaining to air, or to elastic fluids or their properties; pertaining to pneumatics; as, pneumatic experiments. ``Pneumatical discoveries.' --Stewart. 3. Moved or worked by pressure or flow of air; as, a pneumatic instrument; a pneumatic engine. 4. (Biol.) Fitted to contain air; Having cavities filled with air; as, pneumatic cells; pneumatic bones. Pneumatic action, or Pneumatic lever (Mus.), a contrivance for overcoming the resistance of the keys and other movable parts in an organ, by causing compressed air from the wind chest to move them. Pneumatic dispatch, a system of tubes, leading to various points, through which letters, packages, etc., are sent, by the flow and pressure of air. Pneumatic elevator, a hoisting machine worked by compressed air. Pneumatic pile, a tubular pile or cylinder of large diameter sunk by atmospheric pressure. Pneumatic pump, an air-exhausting or forcing pump. Pneumatic railway. See Atmospheric railway, under Atmospheric. Pneumatic syringe, a stout tube closed at one end, and provided with a piston, for showing that the heat produced by compressing a gas will ignite substances. Pneumatic trough, a trough, generally made of wood or sheet metal, having a perforated shelf, and used, when filled with water or mercury, for collecting gases in chemical operations. Pneumatic tube. See Pneumatic dispatch, above.

Meaning of Pneumatic from wikipedia

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- spring-piston, pneumatic or bottled compressed gas (most commonly carbon dioxide and recently nitrogen). Air guns represent the oldest pneumatic technology...
- Pneumatic hammer may refer to: Air hammer (fabrication), a pneumatic hand tool Jackhammer, a pneumatically driven tool used to break up rock and pavement...
- Pneumatic tubes (or capsule pipelines, also known as pneumatic tube transport or PTT) are systems that propel cylindrical containers through networks of...
- Pneumatic cylinder, also known as air cylinder, is a mechanical device which uses the power of compressed gas to produce a force in a reciprocating linear...
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- pneumatics. The LEGO pneumatics components were first introduced as part of the LEGO Technic range in 1984. Since their introduction, LEGO pneumatics...
- and to prevent wear and tear. Early rubber tires were solid (not pneumatic). Pneumatic tires are used on many vehicles, including cars, bicycles, motorcycles...
- Chicago Pneumatic, also known as "CP", is an industrial manufacturer providing power tools, air compressors, generators, light towers and hydraulic equipment...
- The pneumatics ("spiritual", from Gr**** πνεῦμα, "spirit") were, in Gnosticism, the highest order of humans, the other two orders being psychics and hylics...