mechanical

[ muh-kan-i-kuh l ]
/ məˈkæn ɪ kəl /

adjective

noun

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Origin of mechanical

1375–1425; late Middle English, equivalent to mechanic mechanical + -al1; see mechanic

OTHER WORDS FROM mechanical

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British Dictionary definitions for mechanical

mechanical
/ (mɪˈkænɪkəl) /

adjective

noun

printing another name for camera-ready copy
archaic another word for mechanic (def. 2)

Derived forms of mechanical

mechanicalism, nounmechanically, adverbmechanicalness, noun
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Medical definitions for mechanical

mechanical
[ mĭ-kănĭ-kəl ]

adj.

Operated or produced by a mechanism or machine.
Relating to, produced by, or dominated by physical forces.
Interpreting and explaining the phenomena of the universe by referring to causally determined material forces; mechanistic.
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