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Noun1.mechanisation - the condition of having a highly technical implementation
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.mechanisation - the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technologymechanisation - the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware; "automation replaces human workers by machines"
computerization, cybernation - the control of processes by computer
high tech, high technology - highly advanced technological development (especially in electronics)
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(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
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References in periodicals archive ?
Investment in mechanisation is essential if the region is to derive more economic benefit from its produce.
Direct Seeded Rice (DSR) farming process has reduced production cost to 45 to 50 per cent than the conventional system in Barind area thanks to the blessings of farm mechanisation, reports BSS.
In Trans Nzoia, Agriculture county executive Mary Nzomo says that some 2,060 farmers have been reached by the county agriculture mechanisation programme.To use the machines to plough, a farmer parts with between Sh2,200 and Sh2,800 per acre.
Chief Ogbeh gave this assurance in Abuja at the signing of Memorandum of Understanding MoU Among Nigerian Agricultural Mechanisation and Equipment Leasing Company (NAMEL) Tractor Owners and Hiring Facilities Association TOHFAN and Tractors Owners and operators Association TOOAN on mechanization to boost food security and increase productivity.
ASDP had started providing subsidy on purchase of wheel type tractors from 2009-10 and so far total 28,264 numbers with a total subsidy of Rs7498.10 million had provided to the farmers of Sindh which covers the cultivation of 948,734 hectors land for efficient farm mechanisation.Mechanisation is an essential input for agricultural crop production.
Abidjan: The AfDB is supporting Namibia's Agriculture Sector with the approval of One Billion South African Rands ZAR 1 billion loan to finance the Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed Improvement Project.
Manila: The Philippine government is banking on biofuel from nipa sap to power its drive towards farm mechanisation in far-flung coastal areas of the country.
I am sure that fellow readers can supply further examples and that they will be fully aware of the massive amount of tonnage which was produced by the industry prior to and after mechanisation. They will also be aware that the cost of full mechanisation pushed up the price of coal and electricity to the consumer.
Machinery and widely used equipment in the region, including tractors, combines, rowing machine, chopper, plow, sprayer, in the issues of ownership (private, rental, cooperative), the rate of exhaustion, ?adjustment and kind of machines of combines and tractors (used to calculate the Mechanisation level) were investigated.
He has recently visited Bankok to hold a high level multi-stakeholders meeting on Farm Mechanisation in the FAO office to build stronger collaboration with Pakistan and ESCAP in future in areas where the ESCAP Regional Commission works.
The main obstacles are the lack of awareness of farm mechanisation among the farmers.