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me·chan·ic

 (mĭ-kăn′ĭk)
n.
A worker skilled in making, using, or repairing machines, vehicles, and tools.

[From Middle English, mechanical, from Old French mecanique, from Latin mēchanicus, from Greek mēkhanikos, from mēkhanē, machine, device; see magh- in Indo-European roots.]

me·chan′ic adj.

mechanic

(mɪˈkænɪk)
n
1. (Professions) a person skilled in maintaining or operating machinery, motors, etc
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a person skilled in maintaining or operating machinery, motors, etc
3. (Professions) archaic a common labourer
[C14: from Latin mēchanicus, from Greek mēkhanikos, from mēkhanē machine]

me•chan•ic

(məˈkæn ɪk)

n.
1. a person who repairs machinery.
2. a worker skilled in the use of tools and equipment.
[1350–1400; Middle English: mechanical < Latin mēchanicus < Greek mēchanikós]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mechanic - a craftsman skilled in operating machine toolsmechanic - a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
2.mechanic - someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobilesmechanic - someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
maintenance man, repairman, service man - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
Adj.1.mechanic - resembling the action of a machine; "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson
mechanical - using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices; "a mechanical process"; "his smile was very mechanical"; "a mechanical toy"

mechanic

noun engineer, technician, repairman, grease monkey (informal) I think you should take the car to your mechanic.
Translations
عامِل ميكانيكيمِيكَانِيكِيّ
mechanik
mekaniker
mekaanikko
mehaničar
gépészműszerész
vélvirki
機械工
기계공
mašinaliaimašinalusmašinųmechanikamechaninis
mehāniķis
mehanik
mekaniker
ช่างเครื่อง
thợ máy

mechanic

[mɪˈkænɪk] Nmecánico/a m/f

mechanic

[mɪˈkænɪk] n (also car mechanic) → mécanicien(ne) m/f
He's a mechanic → Il est mécanicien.

mechanic

nMechaniker(in) m(f)

mechanic

[mɪˈkænɪk] nmeccanico
motor mechanic → motorista m

mechanic

(miˈkӕnik) noun
a skilled worker who repairs or maintains machinery.
meˈchanical adjective
1. having to do with machines. mechanical engineering.
2. worked or done by machinery. a mechanical sweeper.
3. done etc without thinking, from force of habit. a mechanical action.
meˈchanically adverb
meˈchanics noun singular
1. the science of the action of forces on objects. He is studying mechanics.
2. the art of building machines. He applied his knowledge of mechanics to designing a new wheelchair.
noun plural
the ways in which something works or is applied. the mechanics of the legal system.
ˈmechanism (ˈme-) noun
a (usually small) piece of machinery. a watch mechanism.
ˈmechanize, ˈmechanise (ˈme-) verb
1. to introduce machinery into (an industry etc). We've mechanized the entire process.
2. to supply (troops) with motor vehicles.
ˌmechaniˈzation, ˌmechaniˈsation noun

mechanic

مِيكَانِيكِيّ mechanik mekaniker Mechaniker μηχανικός mecánico mekaanikko mécanicien mehaničar meccanico 機械工 기계공 werktuigkundige mekaniker mechanik mecânico механик mekaniker ช่างเครื่อง tamirci thợ máy 技工

mechanic

n. mecánico-a.
References in classic literature ?
He noticed the mechanic waiting, as he himself was waiting-- but still on the opposite side of the street.
The mechanic crossed the road, and went into the eating-house.
THE Warden of a Penitentiary was one day putting locks on the doors of all the cells when a mechanic said to him:
Those discerning citizens are well aware that the mechanic and manufacturing arts furnish the materials of mercantile enterprise and industry.
D'Artagnan remembered that the English are masters in mechanics and conservative industry; and he determined to go in the morning in search of a mechanic who would sell him a strong box.
Toward the shaven monk who trudged along with his cowl tilted back and the sweat washing down his fat jowls, the coal-burner was deeply reverent; to the gentleman he was abject; with the small farmer and the free mechanic he was cordial and gossipy; and when a slave passed by with a counte- nance respectfully lowered, this chap's nose was in the air -- he couldn't even see him.
He trod the pavement heavily with his shiny boots, and his general get-up was that of a well-to-do mechanic in business for himself.
If indeed they were, the race has sadly deteriorated in their knowledge of the mechanic arts.
This center, formed of indefinite molecules, began to revolve around its own axis during its gradual condensation; then, following the immutable laws of mechanics, in proportion as its bulk diminished by condensation, its rotary motion became accelerated, and these two effects continuing, the result was the formation of one principal star, the center of the nebulous mass.
At other times anyone could dance who paid his money and was orderly; the railroad men, the roundhouse mechanics, the delivery boys, the iceman, the farm-hands who lived near enough to ride into town after their day's work was over.
As for those of the fourth, which consisted of mechanics, they were incapable of any office.
If many simultaneously and variously directed forces act on a given body, the direction of its motion cannot coincide with any one of those forces, but will always be a mean- what in mechanics is represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram of forces.