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mechanical engineering

n.
The branch of engineering that encompasses the generation and application of heat and mechanical power and the design, production, and use of machines and tools.

mechanical engineer n.

mechanical engineering

n
(Mechanical Engineering) the branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction, and operation of machines and machinery
mechanical engineer n

mechan′ical engineer′ing


n.
the branch of engineering dealing with the design and production of machinery.
mechan′ical engineer′, n.

me·chan·i·cal engineering

(mĭ-kăn′ĭ-kəl)
The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, production, and uses of machines.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mechanical engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinerymechanical engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinery
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
tribology - the branch of engineering that deals with the interaction of surfaces in relative motion (as in bearings or gears): their design and friction and wear and lubrication
Translations
strojní inženýrství
strojarstvo

mechanical engineering

n (science) → ingegneria meccanica; (industry) → costruzioni fpl meccaniche
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