mechanical engineering

noun

Definition of mechanical engineering

  1. :  a branch of engineering concerned primarily with the industrial application of mechanics and with the production of tools, machinery, and their products

mechanical engineer

noun

1851

First Known Use of mechanical engineering

1851


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Defined for English Language Learners

mechanical engineering

noun

Definition of mechanical engineering for English Language Learners

  • : a type of engineering that is mainly concerned with the use of machines in industry


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