What does the word pneumatic mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to air or gas. pneumatical.

Usage examples for pneumatic

  1. The mobility of the membrana tympani should be tested by inflating the tympanum or by means of Siegle's pneumatic speculum. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. Brown had lugged the pneumatic raft down to the shore where he was now pumping it full: I followed with the paddles, pole, and hydroscope. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  3. Without this engine to form the motive power and the pneumatic tire to give it four air cushions to run on, the automobile would never have progressed beyond the steam carriage stage. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various