Definition of pneumatic
1 : of, relating to, or using gas (such as air or wind):a : moved or worked by air pressureb (1) : adapted for holding or inflated with compressed air (2) : having air-filled cavities
3 : having a well-proportioned feminine figure; especially : having a full bust
pneumaticallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
pneumaticityplay \ˌnü-mə-ˈti-sə-tē, ˌnyü-\ noun
Examples of pneumatic in a Sentence
The movie stars a pneumatic blonde.
a movie star who is remembered mainly as a pneumatic sex symbol of the 1950s
Recent Examples of pneumatic from the Web
The Cythbot combines a camera with a vision processing system and pneumatic fingers to create a robot that can play the popular Guitar Hero videogame by itself.
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PNEUMATIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pneumatic for English Language Learners
: using air pressure to move or work
: filled with air
of a woman : having a body with full, pleasing curves
PNEUMATIC Defined for Kids
Definition of pneumatic for Students
1 : moved or worked by air a pneumatic drill
2 : made to hold or be inflated with compressed air pneumatic tires
Medical Definition of pneumatic
: of, relating to, or using gas (as air): asa: moved or worked by air pressureb: adapted for holding or inflated with compressed airc: having air-filled cavities pneumatic bone
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