fluidic

adjective
flu·id·ic | \ flü-ˈi-dik \

Definition of fluidic 

: of, relating to, or being a device (such as an amplifier or control) that depends for operation on the pressures and flows of a fluid in precisely shaped channels

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Other words from fluidic

fluidic noun
fluidics \flü-ˈi-diks \ noun, plural in form but singular in construction

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The second process, known as fluidic thrust vectoring, uses air blowers to change the direction of the aircraft’s exhaust. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "New Stealth Drone Has No Moving Surfaces at All," 15 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of fluidic

1960, in the meaning defined above

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