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pneumatics

[ noo-mat-iks, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈmæt ɪks, nyʊ- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of physics that deals with the mechanical properties of air and other gases.
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Also called pneumodynamics.

Origin of pneumatics

First recorded in 1650–60; see origin at pneumatic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumatics

pneumatics
/ (njʊˈmætɪks) /

noun
(functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the mechanical properties of gases, esp airAlso called: aerometry, pneumodynamics
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