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mechanic

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adjective me·chan·ic \mi-ˈka-nik\

Definition of mechanic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to manual work or skill

  2. 2 :  mechanical 3a

Examples of mechanic in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of mechanic

Middle English, probably from Middle French mecanique, adjective & noun, from Latin mechanicus, from Greek mēchanikos, from mēchanē


First Known Use: 14th century


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mechanic

noun me·chan·ic

Definition of mechanic

  1. 1 :  a manual worker :  artisan

  2. 2 :  machinist; especially :  one who repairs machines

1509

First Known Use of mechanic

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Other Mechanical Engineering Terms


MECHANIC Defined for English Language Learners


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mechanic

noun me·chan·ic

Definition of mechanic for English Language Learners

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


MECHANIC Defined for Kids

mechanic

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noun me·chan·ic \mi-ˈka-nik\

Definition of mechanic for Students

  1. :  a person who makes or repairs machines



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