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nonmechanical

(ˌnɒnmɪˈkænɪkəl)
adj
(Mechanical Engineering) not involving the use of machines or physical forces
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Adj.1.nonmechanical - not mechanical
mechanical - using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices; "a mechanical process"; "his smile was very mechanical"; "a mechanical toy"
2.nonmechanical - (of a person) lacking mechanical skills
maladroit - not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda"
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As users become accustomed to working with a nonmechanical filter media, many new and exciting applications are being developed.
However, the nonmechanical equipment segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR in the forecast period.
Hot tearing criteria can be roughly compiled in several main groups: stress-based, strain-based, strain rate-based and nonmechanical.
A fluid coupling, sometimes also known as hydraulic coupling or Voith fluid coupling, is a nonmechanical coupling used to transfer the power from a prime mover, an electrical motor or an internal combustion engine, to a driven machine [9].
Use of acoustic tomography for horizontally integrated remote measurements, and Eulerian-style measurements using mechanical and nonmechanical sensors are treated.
Rather, the results exemplify Bishop's peculiar combination of the nonmechanical and the deeply deliberate: his desire to at once acknowledge the givens of the support--its whiteness, flatness, and squareness--and to assert something like his autonomy in the face of them.
combined] to determine the remaining nonmechanical ventilation (or infiltration) rate acting on the building envelope.
15) It much less consistently preserves access to competitively important nonmechanical features such as the color on the sole of a fashionable shoe.
The mechanisms by which excess body fat may affect lung function can be categorized as mechanical and nonmechanical (Franssen et al.
Conventional powder synthesis can be performed by a variety of mechanical and nonmechanical particle production processes such as spray drying, fluid grinding, spray drying, fluidized-bed spray, solvent evaporation, lyophilization, and emulsion polymerization (1-4).
Magnifying optics are complex instruments, so with my English degree and nonmechanical mind.