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Electric ones move more smoothly than pneumatic models and require just a single press of a button to raise and lower.

With pneumatic desks, you press down a lever to activate a gas cylinder that causes the desk to go up or down.

Just as I might prefer a hefty 28-ounce hammer to your trusty 16-ounce one, or holster that big banger for a pneumatic palm nailer in a tight spot, personal preference and lifestyle are important when making a choice.

Random orbital sanders can be corded, cordless, or pneumatic-powered for people with compressors in their wood shops.

This pneumatic-powered orbital sander requires an air compressor, so it might not be great for casual woodworkers.

My current wife has no need for a jealous bone in her pneumatic body.

The pneumatic action used by Willis, Cavaill-Coll and a score of other builders leaves little to be desired.

Many of the pneumatic actions made to-day, however, are disappointing in these particulars.

Undoubtedly the first improvements to be named must be the pneumatic and electro-pneumatic actions.

As before stated, Cavaill-Coll and Willis worked as pioneers in perfecting and in introducing the pneumatic action.

No tubular-pneumatic action is entirely satisfactory when the distance between the keys and the organ is great.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pneumatic, such as: aerial, atmospheric, blowy, breezy, drafty, and exposed.

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