Pneumatics
Pneumatics Pneu*mat"ics, n. [Cf. F. pneumatique.] [1913 Webster] 1. That branch of science which treats of the mechanical properties of air and other elastic fluids, as of their weight, pressure, elasticity, etc. See {Mechanics}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Philos. & Theol.) The scientific study or knowledge of spiritual beings and their relations to God, angels, and men. [1913 Webster]


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  • pneumatics — noun The branch of mechanics that deals with the mechanical properties of gases See Also: pneumatic …   Wiktionary

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