- pneumatic bone,
- pneumatic conveyor,
- pneumatic duct,
- pneumatic pile,
- pneumatic trough
Origin of pneumatic
Examples from the Web for pneumatic
My current wife has no need for a jealous bone in her pneumatic body.
The "spring" of the air is evident to us in the pneumatic tire of the bicycle or automobile.The Story of Great Inventions|Elmer Ellsworth Burns
A weighed amount of oxide of silver is placed in a glass tube connected with a pneumatic trough.Scientific Culture, and Other Essays|Josiah Parsons Cooke
Within minutes the hole was empty of rock and the pneumatic drills were hammering again.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
This shutter is opened, in the first instance, by pressure upon a bulb, p125 in the same manner as any of the pneumatic devices.Photography in the Studio and in the Field|Edward M. Estabrooke
The aperture was opened and closed by a pneumatic shutter fastened to the back of the screen.
- of or relating to the soul or spirit
- of or relating to the Holy Ghost or other spiritual beings
Word Origin for pneumatic
1650s, from Latin pneumaticus "of the wind, belonging to the air," from Greek pneumatikos "of wind or air" (which is attested mainly as "of spirit, spiritual"), from pneuma (genitive pneumatos) "the wind," also "breath" (see pneuma). Earlier was pneumatical (c.1600).