pneumatic bone n.
A bone that is hollow or contains many air cells, such as the mastoid process of the temporal bone. Also called hollow bone.
- Pneumatic conveyor
noun 1. (engineering) a tube through which powdered or granular material, such as cement, grain, etc is transported by a flow of air
noun 1. the duct joining the air bladder and alimentary canal of a physostomous fish.
[noo-mat-iks, nyoo-] /nʊˈmæt ɪks, nyʊ-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of physics that deals with the mechanical properties of air and other gases. [noo-mat-ik, nyoo-] /nʊˈmæt ɪk, nyʊ-/ adjective 1. of or relating to air, gases, or wind. 2. of or relating to . 3. operated by air or by the […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a trough filled with liquid, especially water, for collecting gases in bell jars or the like by displacement. noun 1. (chem) a shallow dishlike vessel filled with a liquid, usually water, and used in collecting gases by displacement of liquid from a filled jar held with its open end under the surface […]