mechanics

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction me·chan·ics \ mi-ˈka-niks \

Definition of mechanics

1 :a branch of physical science that deals with energy and forces and their effect on bodies
2 :the practical application of mechanics to the design, construction, or operation of machines or tools
3 :mechanical or functional details or procedure
  • the mechanics of the brain

First Known Use of mechanics

1612


MECHANICS Defined for English Language Learners

mechanics

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Definition of mechanics for English Language Learners

  • : a science that deals with physical energy and forces and their effect on objects

  • : the details about how something works or is done


MECHANICS Defined for Kids

mechanics

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noun plural me·chan·ics \ mi-ˈka-niks \

Definition of mechanics for Students

1 :a science dealing with the action of forces on objects
2 :the way something works or things are done
  • the mechanics of a watch
  • the mechanics of writing
Hint: Mechanics can be used as a singular or as a plural in writing and speaking.

Medical Dictionary

mechanics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction me·chan·ics \ mi-ˈkan-iks \

medical Definition of mechanics

:a branch of physical science that deals with energy and forces and their effect on material bodies


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