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 (no͞o-măt′ĭk, nyo͞o-) also pneu·mat·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to air or other gases.
2. Of or relating to pneumatics.
a. Run by or using compressed air: a pneumatic drill.
b. Filled with air, especially compressed air: a pneumatic tire.
4. Zoology Having cavities filled with air, as the bones of certain birds.
5. Of or relating to the pneuma; spiritual.

[French pneumatique, from Latin pneumaticus, from Greek pneumatikos, from pneuma, pneumat-, wind; see pneu- in Indo-European roots.]

pneu·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
pneu′ma·tic′i·ty (no͞o′mə-tĭs′ĭ-tē, nyo͞o′-) n.
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Adv.1.pneumatically - in a pneumatic manner; "at the present time the transmission is very often done hydraulically or pneumatically"
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advmit or durch Druck- or Pressluft; a pneumatically operated drillein pressluftbetriebener Bohrer


(njuˈmӕtik) adjective
1. filled with air. pneumatic tyres.
2. worked by air. a pneumatic pump/drill.
pneuˈmatically adverb
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