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mech·a·nize

 (mĕk′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. mech·a·nized, mech·a·niz·ing, mech·a·niz·es
1. To equip with machinery: mechanize a factory.
2. To equip (a military unit) with motor vehicles, such as tanks and trucks.
3. To make automatic or unspontaneous; render routine or monotonous.
4. To produce by or as if by machines.

mech′a·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
mech′a·niz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mechanization - 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.mechanization - the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technologymechanization - 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)
Translations
mechanizace
automatiseringmekanisering
gépesítés
vélvæîing
mechanizácia
makineleştirme

mechanization

[ˌmekənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nmecanización f

mechanization

[ˌmɛkənaɪˈzeɪʃən] mechanisation (British) nautomatisation f, mécanisation f

mechanization

mechanization

[mɛkənaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (see vb) → meccanizzazione f, motorizzazione f

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
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