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1mechanic

adjective me·chan·ic \mi-ˈka-nik\

Definition of MECHANIC

1
:  of or relating to manual work or skill
2
:  mechanical 3a

Examples of MECHANIC

  1. <the snapping of the handcuffs was followed by a mechanic reading of the suspect's rights>

Origin of MECHANIC

Middle English, probably from Middle French mecanique, adjective & noun, from Latin mechanicus, from Greek mēchanikos, from mēchanē
First Known Use: 14th century

2mechanic

noun

: a person who repairs machines (such as car engines) and keeps them running properly

Full Definition of MECHANIC

1
:  a manual worker :  artisan
2
:  machinist; especially :  one who repairs machines

First Known Use of MECHANIC

1509

Other Mechanical Engineering Terms

centrifuge, differential, flange, lathe, linchpin, pinion, plenum, ratchet, traction
MECHANIC Defined for Kids

mechanic

noun me·chan·ic \mi-ˈka-nik\

Definition of MECHANIC for Kids

:  a person who makes or repairs machines

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