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pneumatic

pneu·mat·ic

pneumatic

 
pronunciation:
nu mae tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, using, or concerning air or other gases.
The hot gas can be used as a source of pneumatic power.
definition 2: run by means of air pressure.
a pneumatic drill
definition 3: filled with air, esp. compressed air; inflated.
pneumatic tires
definition 4: of or related to pneumatics.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an inflatable tire.
derivation: pneumatically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word pneumatic contains the following part:
pneum, pneumo, pneumon, pneumat, -pnea Greek root that means air, breath, wind, spirit