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.
British Dictionary definitions for pneumatic
- of or relating to the soul or spirit
- of or relating to the Holy Ghost or other spiritual beings