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mechanical

me·chan·i·cal

mechanical

 
 
pronunciation:
m kae nih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: consisting of or pertaining to machinery.
mechanical parts
definition 2: produced, operated, or controlled by a machine or machines.
a mechanical production processa mechanical toy
antonyms:
manual
definition 3: specifically related to machines or the power produced by moving parts, as opposed to electrical or chemical power.
mechanical erosion
definition 4: of or pertaining to skill or ability in the design, use, or repair of tools and machinery.
a mechanical genius
definition 5: acting or performing like a machine or without human intervention; automatic.
synonyms:
mechanistic
definition 6: repetitive, machinelike, and without spirit or verve.
the mechanical answers of a person in shocka mechanical performance of the sonata
synonyms:
robotic, wooden
antonyms:
expressive, vital
definition 7: designating a philosophy or doctrine that the universe and everything in it operates in a machinelike way; nonspiritual.
synonyms:
mechanistic
antonyms:
organic, vitalist
definition 8: concerning the technical or purely physical.
She mastered the mechanical aspects of poetry.
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derivations: mechanically (adv.), mechanicalness (n.)
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