Meaning of pneumatic

pneu•mat•ic

Pronunciation: (noo-mat'ik, nyoo-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to air, gases, or wind.
  2. of or pertaining to pneumatics.
  3. operated by air or by the pressure or exhaustion of air: a pneumatic drill.
  4. filled with or containing compressed air, as a tire.
  5. equipped with pneumatic tires.
  6. of or pertaining to the spirit; spiritual.
  7. containing air or air cavities.
—n.
  1. a pneumatic tire.
  2. a vehicle having wheels with such tires.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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