Definition of pneumatics in English:

pneumatics

Line breaks: pneu|mat¦ics
Pronunciation: /njuːˈmatɪks
 
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noun

[treated as singular]
  • The branch of physics or technology concerned with the mechanical properties of gases.
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    • 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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