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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Key Words: Farm Mechanization, GIS, Temporal, Spatial Variation, Districts, Punjab
Iran Agricultural Mechanization Development Center tends to buy 500 special rice tractors from Japan`s Toyota Company to mechanize the different processes of rice cultivation, Abbas Ali Paknejad said.
In this pair of Minneapolis-Moline magazine ads dating to the mid-1940s, the focus is on the rapid advance of farm mechanization. The ad at right showcases the many uses of power units (they're recommended for everything from combines to threshers, peanut shellers to sheep shearers, irrigation sprayers to beet loaders), and the ad at far right--though promoting the importance of soil conservation--makes a startling observation about the impact of then-modern technology.
A recent Copley News Service article reports that due to the introduction of mechanization in the industry, raisin farmers now need fewer workers.
Staffed with highly experienced engineers, FS&D offers both ferrous and non-ferrous foundries professional assistance in rationalizing labor intensive processes by mechanization and automation in order to become competitive.
Minding the Machine looks at the development of a self-conscious middle class through the discourse on mechanization in the first half of the nineteenth century, most especially by examining the relationship between 'hand' and 'head.' Paralleling, but in contrast to working-class histories of the era, Rice focuses on those men (and he acknowledges his study is not of women nor the domestic sphere in which historians have usually located middle-class culture) who engage in and celebrate the distinctiveness and superiority of work with their heads and he traces the means through which they come to authorize and cement their political, social and cultural authority.
is a holding company owned by the Morra family, which has been operating in the agricultural mechanization sector for three generations.
Local vineyard experts Justin Morris and Tommy Oldridge are seeing their latest mechanization invention being tested with two California companies.
"In essence," they write, "technology is promoting competition by enabling conversion of what once was perhaps unnecessarily embodied in human intermediaries into explicit rules that lend themselves to mechanization."
Agriculture mechanization provided the nourishment for the 20th century's extraordinary growth.
Mechanization is applied to automatically handle cases from receipt to storage through dynamic replenishment of pick slots.

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