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me·chan·ics

 (mĭ-kăn′ĭks)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) The branch of physics that is concerned with the analysis of the action of forces on matter or material systems.
2. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Design, construction, and use of machinery or mechanical structures.
3. (used with a pl. verb) The functional and technical aspects of an activity: The mechanics of football are learned with practice.

mechanics

(mɪˈkænɪks)
n
1. (General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of science, divided into statics, dynamics, and kinematics, concerned with the equilibrium or motion of bodies in a particular frame of reference. See also quantum mechanics, wave mechanics, statistical mechanics
2. (Mechanical Engineering) (functioning as singular) the science of designing, constructing, and operating machines
3. (Mechanical Engineering) the working parts of a machine
4. the technical aspects of something: the mechanics of poetic style.

me•chan•ics

(məˈkæn ɪks)

n.
1. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on bodies and with motion, comprising kinetics, statics, and kinematics.
2. (used with a sing. v.) the theoretical and practical application of this science to machinery and mechanical appliances.
3. (usu. with a pl. v.) the technical aspect or working part; mechanism; structure.
4. (usu. with a pl. v.) routine or basic methods, procedures, techniques, or details.
[1640–50]

me·chan·ics

(mĭ-kăn′ĭks)
1. The branch of physics that focuses on motion and on the effects of forces and energy on solids, liquids, and gases at rest or in motion.
2. The functional aspect of a system: the mechanics of blood circulation.
3. The development, production, and use of machines or mechanical devices.

mechanics

The study of how objects move under the influence of forces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of referencemechanics - the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
classical mechanics, Newtonian mechanics - the branch of mechanics based on Newton's laws of motion
fluid mechanics, hydraulics - study of the mechanics of fluids
pneumatics - the branch of mechanics that deals with the mechanical properties of gases
statics - the branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium
dynamics, kinetics - the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies
kinematics - the branch of mechanics concerned with motion without reference to force or mass
aerodynamics, aeromechanics - the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow
reaction - (mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body; "every action has an equal and opposite reaction"
jerk - (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration
2.mechanics - the technical aspects of doing something; "a mechanism of social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the mechanics of prose style"
carrying into action, carrying out, execution, performance - the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance"
Translations
آلِيَّةطُرُق آليَّهعِلْم الميكانيكامَعْرِفَه آليَّه
mechanikamechanismustechnika
indretningmekanik
mechanika
aflfræîi, kraftfræîistarfsemi, gangur, kerfivélfræîi
mechanika
mehanika
makine yapma bilgisimekanik bilimiyapılma/çalışma biçimi

mechanics

[mɪˈkænɪks]
A. NSING (Tech, Phys) → mecánica f
B. NPL (= machinery) → mecanismo msing (fig) → mecánica f

mechanics

[mɪˈkænɪks]
n (= science) → mécanique f quantum mechanics
npl (= practical details) → mécanique f

mechanics

n
sing (= subject) (= engineering)Maschinenbau m; (Phys) → Mechanik f; home mechanics for the car-ownerkleine Maschinenkunde für den Autobesitzer
pl (= technical aspects)Mechanik f, → Mechanismus m; (fig: of writing etc) → Technik f; there is something wrong with the mechanics of the cardas Auto ist mechanisch nicht in Ordnung; I don’t understand the mechanics of parliamentary procedureich verstehe den Mechanismus parlamentarischer Abläufe nicht

mechanics

[mɪˈkænɪks] n
a. (sg, science) → meccanica
b. (pl, of car) → meccanismo, meccanica (fig) (of legal system) → meccanismo; (of writing, novel, plot) → meccanismo

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
References in classic literature ?
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.
This motion, faithful to the laws of mechanics, would have been accelerated with the diminution of its volume; and a moment would have arrived when the centrifugal force would have overpowered the centripetal, which causes the molecules all to tend toward the center.
Mechanics and manufacturers will always be inclined, with few exceptions, to give their votes to merchants, in preference to persons of their own professions or trades.
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.
I got to know several master mechanics, but about the most interesting fellow among them was the black- smith, Dowley.
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.
He noticed the mechanic waiting, as he himself was waiting-- but still on the opposite side of the street.
THE Warden of a Penitentiary was one day putting locks on the doors of all the cells when a mechanic said to 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.