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pneumatics

pneu·mat·ics

pneumatics

 
pronunciation:
nu mae tihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the scientific study of the mechanical properties of gases.
Word Parts
The word pneumatics contains the following parts:
pneum, pneumo, pneumon, pneumat, -pnea Greek root that means air, breath, wind, spirit
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology