mechanic

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1me·chan·ic

adjective \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

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