pneumatique

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pneumatique.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pneumatique (plural pneumatiques)

  1. (historical) The pneumatic postal system in Paris (abolished 1984), or a letter sent by this system.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 412:
      Thus were great love-letters born – they would be sent by pneumatique and a helmeted motor cyclist would deliver them, like Mercury himself, within the hour.

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pneumatique (masculine and feminine, plural pneumatiques)

  1. pneumatic

Noun[edit]

pneumatique m (plural pneumatiques)

  1. (rare) tyre (wheel covering)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (tyre): pneu (much more common)

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