Definitions for pneumaticnʊˈmæt ɪk, nyʊ-
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of or relating to or using air (or a similar gas)
"pneumatic drill"; "pneumatic tire"
In gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping of man the highest type; a person focused on spiritual reality (the other two being hylic and psychic).
Of or relating to air or other gases
Of or relating to pneumatics
Powered by, or filled with compressed air
Having cavities filled with air
Spiritual; Of or relating to the pneuma
well-rounded; full-breasted; bouncy (especially during sex)
"Every one says I'm awfully pneumatic," said Lenina reflectively, patting her own legs. - Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (chapter 6)
alt. of Pneumatical
The pneumatics were, in gnosticism, the highest order of humans, the other two orders being psychics and hylics. A pneuma saw itself as escaping the doom of the material world via the secret knowledge. Outsiders could only know these secrets by joining a gnostic group. To be gnostic is to believe in three planes of existence: the pure unknown, the material world of coitus and comfort, and the pure spiritual realm of ascension or escape.
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A self-balancing, 28-jointed adaptor-based biped; an electro-chemical reduction plant, integral with segregated stowages of special energy extracts in storage batteries, for subsequent actuation of thousands of hydraulic and pneumatic pumps, with motors attached; 62,000 miles of capillaries....
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- neumático, neumáticaSpanish
- pneumaattinen, hengellinen, pulleaFinnish
- pneumática, pneumáticoGalician
- hol-, loft-, þrýstilofts-, loftfylltur, fullur af þrýstilofti, gas-, loftaflfræði-, loftknúinnIcelandic
- pneumático, pneumáticaPortuguese
- pneumatisk, tryckluftsdriven, trycklufts-Swedish
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