Meaning of fluidics

flu•id•ics

Pronunciation: (fl-id'iks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. the technology dealing with the use of a flowing liquid or gas in various devices, esp. controls, to perform functions usually performed by an electric current in electronic devices. Also called
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