mechanics mechanics  /mə ˈkæ nɪks/


  1. (n) the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
  2. (n) the technical aspects of doing something


  1. Operating like a nascar pit crew, Southwest's mechanics pride themselves on changing airplane tires faster than their counterparts at other airlines.
  2. Orphaned at age nine, Jones lived with a Catholic priest who sparked his interest in mechanics.
  3. Embry-Riddle: the Harvard of the skyAt busy airports, the blue and white coveralls of the nation's 130,000 aircraft mechanics used to fade unnoticed into the background.


  1. Mechanics Savings celebrates grand opening in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Mechanics Savings Bank, a Maine-based mutual savings bank founded in 1875, celebrated the grand opening of its Brunswick branch on Thursday, June 5. More than 75 guests attended the event, including Gail Kezar, regional representative from the office of U.S. Sen. Angus King. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  2. Metro drivers, mechanics vote to authorize strike

    The union representing Metro bus drivers, mechanics and clerical workers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike after two days of balloting ended Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  3. Mechanics Bank opens north Napa office

    Mechanics Bank plans to open its third Napa office Monday, according to a news release.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Napa Valley Register

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  1. "As is true in all conventions, we're still working out the mechanics, the coordination," Obama told reporters while flying to his home in Chicago.
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He looks real relaxed at the plate," manager Charlie Manuel said. "From a mechanics standpoint, he's loading up good and staying on the ball. When he's staying on the ball, he makes more consistent contact."
    on Oct 20, 2009 By: Charlie Manuel Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. "I felt good. I have been disappointed with my mechanics out of the windup the last two or three starts," Pettitte said. "I worked hard in between to get some stuff worked on in the bullpen and I was able to carry it into tonight."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Andy Pettitte Source: TSN

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