mechanist mechanist


  • (n) a philosopher who subscribes to the doctrine of mechanism


  1. The mechanist will miniaturize it in terms of microfiche, and the mystics will miniaturize it by moving to a certain core of books and developing consciousness.
  2. Michael Idvorsky Pupin, 73, Columbia electro-mechanist, the John Fritz Medal; for his accomplishments in electromagnetism, particularly long distance telephony.
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anachronistic anachronistic
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