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Meaning of PNEUMATICS

Pronunciation:  nyoo'matiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of mechanics that deals with the mechanical properties of gases
 

PNEUMATICS is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: mechanics

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pneu*mat"ics\, n. [Cf. F. pneumatique.]
1. That branch of science which treats of the mechanical
   properties of air and other elastic fluids, as of their
   weight, pressure, elasticity, etc. See {Mechanics}.

2. (Philos. & Theol.) The scientific study or knowledge of
   spiritual beings and their relations to God, angels, and
   men.

 
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