Mechanical solution

Related to Mechanical solution: mechanical mixture, Chemical solution
(Math.) a solution of a problem by any art or contrivance not strictly geometrical, as by means of the ruler and compasses, or other instruments.

See also: Mechanical

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Molex and Samtec collaboration aims to bring an electrical and mechanical solution with advanced features for improved signal integrity, longer reach, EMI containment and thermal efficiencies.
Since the customer was looking for a mechanical solution for this finishing application, Rosier developed a finishing process around the R 150 DL-2 rotary vibrator, which has had success finishing orthopedic implants.
"It doesn't necessarily have to be like the Falkirk Wheel, we would be looking for an innovative mechanical solution here, just like we are looking to do innovative and sustainable things all along the waterway."
Applications that consistently handle one product all day might benefit from a simple mechanical solution, Miller says, like a single-setting pressure relief valve to prevent applying too much or too little clamp force.
[USPRwire, Sun Dec 06 2015] Data Center Solutions Market by Electrical Solution, Mechanical Solution, Service (Consulting, System Integration & Professional), Vertical, User Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2020
Seeking to reduce the high volume of expensive calls to their consumer help desk, Microsoft employed design engineers to develop a simple, mechanical solution that would allow a mouse or keyboard to operate properly regardless of the orientation of the battery's positive and negative terminals.
Vannevar Bush, vice-president of technology and dean of engineering, who under the Institute's program to eliminate delay and complications in engineering and research, has previously made important contributions to the mechanical solution of mathematical problems, including the famous differential analyzer.
"This new machine is the first to solve this problem by combining the latest vision sensor technology with an innovative mechanical solution. The machine meets the beverage manufacturer's requirement of 450 bottles per minute and has been tested to 600 bottles per minute.
As such, I have now veered to the point of view that until a permanent mechanical solution becomes available, human to human transplant of a heart is the best treatment for people whose hearts have failed.
MECHANICAL SOLUTION: The JCB helps clear green at Griffin Inn (s) IT'S NOT MAGIC: Jack Dyson shows how to hold two bowls in one hand.
The main advantages of this system are: easy adaptation to existing baby or adult diapers lines; no speed limit because it is connected to the main machine drive; no waste of raw materials; the ears are adaptable to diaper size; it is a mechanical solution without servomotors and is price-competitive.
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