mechanical mechanical  /mə ˈkæ nɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
  2. (adj) relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
  3. (adj) relating to or governed by or in accordance with mechanics

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He has designed and patented a mechanical heart and is now participating in the artificial-heart research program at the University of Utah's medical school.
  2. That's a uniquely Japanese view of the good-hearted mechanical being.
  3. Hotrods are homemade subversions of the existing order, mechanical folk art.

News

  1. Offshore Mechanical Supervisor

    Description Our client is seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer to start Immediately in our Mechanical Engineering department.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rigzone

  2. This Mechanical, 3D-Printed Entabulator Is An Amazing Tribute To The Power Of Clockwork

    As a lover of all things mechanical, I'm in awe of Chris Fenton's Entabulator . Using an old book on mechanical loom-making, a 3D printer, and some serious patience he engineered a computer that can read a program off of punch cards and, in this case, calculate the Fibonacci sequence. The machine runs using a hand crank (Fenton notes you can overclock it by cranking faster) and it is quite ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TechCrunch

  3. F.E. Moran Earns Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) Safety Award

    Northbrook, IL – F.E. Moran earned the Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) Safety Award for 2013 in the 100,001-250,000 work hours category. The Mechanical Contractors Association has developed the award to encourage and reward safety excellence in the heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, piping, and mechanical services industry. Five categories are included in this ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. The troubled star took her Twitter account saying "Scores of federal defendants sentenced under a constitutionally perverted system that saps moral judgment through its mechanical rules.'"
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Entertainment and Showbiz! (blog)

  2. "The race we won in 2006 was won more in the pits," Dixon said. "We had mechanical problems, all kinds of problems throughout the race. We even had to go back to the garage, but only for a very small time. They just practice so much at doing...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Scott Dixon Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Not what you would hope for," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said with a tired smile late Tuesday afternoon at the team's hotel in suburban Santa Monica. "Mechanical problem, no mechanic, then no plane, no hotel. Eventful, strange, weird....
    on May 21, 2008 By: Gregg Popovich Source: USA Today

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