Definition of pneumatically in English:

pneumatically

adverb

  • See pneumatic

    • ‘The first externally powered prosthetic limbs were built in Germany around 1915, although it was not until the 1950s that electrically and pneumatically powered devices appeared for general use.’
    • ‘Graphically, the game is now stunning, with superb character animation and great backgrounds - although some might object to the pneumatically proportioned women.’
    • ‘A pneumatically operated ball valve controls the flow of liquid nitrogen through each lance, and the entire process is sequenced from a pushbutton control panel.’
    • ‘Packed with sensors, the bullet is fired down the pipeline pneumatically and used to test for weak points.’
    • ‘One hears nothing from within the pneumatically sealed cabin of an airliner.’

Pronunciation

pneumatically

/njuːˈmatɪk(ə)li/