Definitions for mechanical
məˈkæn ɪ kəlme·chan·i·cal
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mechanical.
using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
"a mechanical process"; "his smile was very mechanical"; "a mechanical toy"
mechanical, mechanically skillfuladjective
relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
"mechanical arts"; "mechanical design"; "mechanical skills"
relating to or governed by or in accordance with mechanics
"a belief that the universe is a mechanical contrivance"; "the mechanical pressure of a strong wind"
Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the quantitative relations of force and matter on a macroscopic scale, as distinguished from mental, vital, chemical, electrical, electronic, atomic etc.; as, mechanical principles; a mechanical theory; especially, using only the interactions of solid parts against each other; as mechanical brakes, in contrast to hydraulic brakes.
Characteristic of someone who does manual labour for a living; coarse, vulgar.
Related to mechanics .
Done by machine.
Using mechanics : being a machine.
As if performed by a machine: lifeless or mindless.
a mechanical reply to a question
Acting as if one were a machine: lifeless or mindless.
The pianist was too mechanical.
Handy with machines.
Why don't you ask Joe to fix it? He's very mechanical.
Etymology: From mechanicus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: mechanicus, Lat. mechanique, French; from μηχανὴ.
Know you not, being mechanical, you ought not walk upon a labouring day, without the sign of your profession? William Shakespeare.
Hang him, mechanical salt-butter rogue; I will stare him out of his wits; I will hew him with my cudgel. William Shakespeare.
With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers, shall
Uplift us to the view. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.
To make a god, a hero, or a king,
Descend to a mechanick dialect. Wentworth Dillon.
Many a fair precept in poetry is, like a seeming demonstration in mathematicks, very specious in the diagram, but failing in the mechanick operation. Dryden.
The main business of natural philosophy, is to argue from phenomena without feigning hypotheses, and to deduce causes from effects till we come to the very first cause, which certainly is not mechanical; and not only to unfold the mechanism of the world, but chiefly to resolve these, and such like questions. Isaac Newton, Opticks.
pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the quantitative relations of force and matter, as distinguished from mental, vital, chemical, etc.; as, mechanical principles; a mechanical theory; mechanical deposits
of or pertaining to a machine or to machinery or tools; made or formed by a machine or with tools; as, mechanical precision; mechanical products
done as if by a machine; uninfluenced by will or emotion; proceeding automatically, or by habit, without special intention or reflection; as, mechanical singing; mechanical verses; mechanical service
made and operated by interaction of forces without a directing intelligence; as, a mechanical universe
obtained by trial, by measurements, etc.; approximate; empirical. See the 2d Note under Geometric
Etymology: [From Mechanic, a.]
A mechanical is any of the six characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream who perform the play-within-a-play Pyramus and Thisbe. Named for their occupations as skilled manual laborers, they are a group of amateur actors from around Athens, looking to make names for themselves by having their production chosen among several acts as the courtly entertainment for the royal wedding party of Theseus and Hippolyta. The biggest ham among them, Bottom, becomes the unlikely object of interest for love-potion-charmed fairy queen Titania after he is turned into a monster with the head, eyes and ears of an ass by the servant-spirit Puck. These kinds of characters were traditionally portrayed by clowns, which most Elizabethan theatres had in their employ.
A mechanical reply to question.
Submitted by rinat on January 5, 2021
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Rank popularity for the word 'mechanical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4504
Rank popularity for the word 'mechanical' in Adjectives Frequency: #605
The numerical value of mechanical in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of mechanical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
It is clear those responsible would have needed a large vehicle such as a flatbed truck and may have also needed to lift it by mechanical means, it is a hugely distinctive object and it is unlikely the offenders will find it that easy to sell on as scrap or to a collector. Because of its sheer size Police Constable Nick Lingham are hoping people may have seen it being transported and also asking members of the public to keep their eyes open and report anything suspicious.
Neither party really has the background and training on mechanical ventilators that Lisa Shultis has, it's really a three-legged stool. You really need your doctor, nurse and respiratory therapist continually working together.
In addition to weakness, common symptoms at clinical evaluation were gait difficulty( 52 %), neck or back pain( 47 %), fever( 35 %), and limb pain( 34 %), overall, 98 % of patients were hospitalized, 54 % were admitted to an intensive care unit, and 23 % required endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation.
We need to keep interacting physically with those bodies because this is the only way to really determine their mechanical properties and response to external actions, images are crucial but do not give us the answer of whether they are weak or strong.
It was basically its last flight, although it was an older aircraft, it was in good mechanical condition. I think it was 50-plus years old, but it was still, with all of the modern updates of a regular C-130.
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- mecànicCatalan, Valencian
- mechanický, mechanickéCzech
- meĥanika, mekanikaEsperanto
- mecánico, mecánicaSpanish
- mechanikai, mechanikusHungarian
- механи́ческий, механическийRussian
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