Pneumatic

  • (adj): Of or relating to or using air (or a similar gas).
    Example: "Pneumatic drill"; "pneumatic tire"

Some articles on pneumatic:

Prague Pneumatic Post
... The Prague pneumatic post (Czech Pražská potrubní pošta) is the world's last preserved municipal pneumatic post system ...
Spud Gun - See Also - Other Types of Pneumatic Gun
... Pneumatic gun Airgun The FN 303 is a handheld, short range, less lethal weapon which uses compressed air from an attached high pressure bottle to fire blunt, staining, pepper spray or ... Some paintball guns are pneumatic ...
Pneumatic Chemistry
... Pneumatic chemistry is a term most-closely identified with an area of scientific research of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and early nineteenth centuries ... Investigations involving pneumatic chemistry are considered significant both for the improvements in laboratory techniques that they involved and the new information obtained about gases ... However, an equal if not greater significance is the role pneumatic chemistry played in Dalton's atomic theory and, later still, in helping to understand and measure atomic and molecular masses ...
Pneumatic Otoscopy
... The pneumatic otoscope is the standard tool used in diagnosing otitis media ... In addition to the pneumatic (diagnostic) head, a surgical head also is useful ... The pneumatic head contains a lens, an enclosed light source, and a nipple for attachment of a rubber bulb and tubing ...
Trucking Industry - Modern Roads - Pneumatic Tires
... smoother roads and less vertical displacement became more apparent, and pneumatic tires were developed to decrease the apparent roughness ... Pneumatic tires, which had a larger footprint than iron tires, also were less likely to get bogged down in the mud on unpaved roads ...

Famous quotes containing the word pneumatic:

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    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

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    Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)