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

  2. 2 :  the practical application of mechanics to the design, construction, or operation of machines or tools

  3. 3 :  mechanical or functional details or procedure the mechanics of the brain

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First Known Use of mechanics

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MECHANICS Defined for English Language Learners

mechanics

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

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. 1 :  a science dealing with the action of forces on objects

  2. 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

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



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