the technology dealing with the use of a flowing liquid or gas in various devices, especially controls, to perform functions usually performed by an electric current in electronic devices.
- Also called fluerics.
- flu·id·ic, adjective
- non·flu·id·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fluidics
(functioning as singular) the study and use of systems in which the flow of fluids in tubes simulates the flow of electricity in conductors. Such systems are used in place of electronics in certain applications, such as the control of apparatus
- fluidic, adjective
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