Pneumatic vs Apneumatic - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between pneumatic and apneumatic
is that pneumatic
is neumatic while apneumatic
is (rare) of or.
As a noun pneumatic
is tire (of an automobile).
* pneumatick (obsolete)
Of, relating to, or resembling air or other gases
Of or relating to pneumatics
Powered by, or filled with compressed air
(zoology) Having cavities filled with air
- a pneumatic instrument or engine
Spiritual; of or relating to the pneuma
(of a woman) well-rounded; full-breasted; bouncy (especially during sex)
- pneumatic cells or bones
- "Every one says I'm awfully pneumatic," said Lenina reflectively, patting her own legs.'' - Aldous Huxley - ''Brave New World (chapter 6)
(gnosticism) In gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping of man the highest type; a person focused on spiritual reality (the other two being hylic and psychic).
(rare) Of or .
Apneumatic, a.'']” listed on page 386 of volume I (A–B) of '''' [1st ed., 1885]
??Apneumatic''' () spirit.]?Of or pertaining to the non-existence of soul or spirit; non-spiritual.?[¶?'''1864 Brevior ''Two Worlds 25 The apneumatic theory of Dr. Rogers.
apneumatic, a.'']” listed in the ''Oxford English Dictionary [2nd ed., 1989