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pneumatics Syllabification: pneu·mat·ics
Pronunciation: /n(y)o͞oˈmadiks/

Definition of pneumatics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The branch of physics or technology concerned with the mechanical properties of gases.
Example sentences
  • His works look like lecture notes from courses he must have given there on mathematics, physics, pneumatics, and mechanics.
  • In these he described the fundamentals of hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanics as well as countless other applications, including coin operated drinking fountains, self-trimming lanterns, and temple doors opened by lighting a fire.
  • Air filtration systems, compressors and some engines use pneumatics to generate energy.

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