- the branch of engineering dealing with the design and production of machinery.
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- the branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction, and operation of machines and machinery
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- The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, production, and uses of machines. The physics of mechanics is widely used in mechanical engineering.
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