pneumatics

  

Definition

Study of air and other gases at rest and in motion, specially under pressure, and application of that knowledge in design and control of machines. In comparison, hydraulics is concerned with liquids and their behavior under pressure. See also pneumatic.

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  • His friend told him that he studied pneumatics in school and that him feel weird, because he did not know what it was.

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  • You should always understand how the pneumatics will work when you are dealing with different gases or liquids in your factory.

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  • The pneumatics specialist in our research and development lab was able to explain to the investors the importance of the device.

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