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[often treated as singular] The study and technique of using small interacting flows and fluid jets for functions usually performed by electronic devices.
- ‘The third chapter explains the basics of instrumentation, including lasers, fluidics, signal detection, and electronics.’
- ‘Although the technical aspects of flow cytometry are concisely described and explained, this book is inadequate for those seeking a deeper understating of fluidics, optics, compensation, and other concepts.’
- ‘Miniature analytical instruments in fluidics are of interest, as are fluidic systems in hydraulic and pneumatic systems, as well as propellant and combustion control.’
- ‘These included electronics, hydraulics, fluidics, and mechanics.’
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