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pneu·mat·ics

 (no͞o-măt′ĭks, nyo͞o-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the mechanical properties of air and other gases.

pneumatics

(njʊˈmætɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the mechanical properties of gases, esp air. Also called: aerometry or pneumodynamics

pneu•mat•ics

(nʊˈmæt ɪks, nyʊ-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of physics that deals with the mechanical properties of air and other gases.
[1650–60]

pneumatics

a specialty in physics that studies the mechanical properties of air and other gases. Also called pneumodynamics.
See also: Atmosphere

pneumatics

The study of the mechanical properties of gases.
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Noun1.pneumatics - the branch of mechanics that deals with the mechanical properties of gases
mechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
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The result is that this coagulated blend can accumulate and adhere to stationary and moving surfaces inside a pneumatic device, causing valves to stick and seals and parts to wear, leading to costly machine failure and downtime.
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A pneumatic device powered by 350 pounds of air pressure catapulted her skyward.
Andreas Zybach (Schnittraum, Cologne) Andreas Zybach's Self-reproducing Pedestal, 2005, was based on a sandwich construction: the bottom layer contained red balloons, while the upper layer contained a pneumatic device.
TechNavio's report highlights that anesthesia equipment has evolved over the years from being a basic pneumatic device to a highly sophisticated computer system.
Besides reciprocating compressor rod packing vents, transmission pipelines will be required to measure emissions from pneumatic device venting, blow down vent stacks, storage tanks, centrifugal compressor venting, and other emissions from equipment.
This tooling is able to design a pneumatic system by choice of single building parts following to the limited information about designed pneumatic device.
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