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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.
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(Mechanical Engineering) the branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction, and operation of machines and machinery
mechanical engineer n
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the branch of engineering dealing with the design and production of machinery.
mechan′ical engineer′, n.
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The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, production, and uses of machines.
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|Noun||1.||mechanical 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
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