- mechanic's lien,
- mechanical advantage,
- mechanical alternation,
- mechanical antidote,
- mechanical bank,
- mechanical drawing
Origin of mechanical
Examples from the Web for mechanical
He once told me that he only vaguely understood “the mechanical aspects of sex” until he was in his early twenties.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Three of the six members of the group work on the channel full time, but Sep has a full time job as a mechanical engineer.
There is something about a firefight at night, something about the mechanical elegance of an M-60 machine gun.
As a result, the images can be much more detailed and the equipment less subject to mechanical problems.
These are, in mechanical terms, simple fixes; politically, a nigh-impossible slog.
Man is far superior in dealing with numbers and also with tools and mechanical things.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth
A mechanical banjo suddenly added its metallic noise to the din, fit music, it seemed, for such obscene company.The Duke Of Chimney Butte|G. W. Ogden
No insignificant proof this of the mechanical skill of the eleventh century.The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed.|Elizabeth Stone
At this stage Watt himself was more fertile in mechanical inventions than in any other portion of his busy life.
The circumstances to which I allude date back to the Exposition of 1844, when I submitted my automata and mechanical curiosities.Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, ambassador, author and conjurer|Jean Henri Robert-Houdin
early 15c., "of or pertaining to machines," from mechanic (adj.) + -al (1); of persons or human actions, "resembling machines, automatic" it is from c.1600. Related: Mechanically. Mechanical-minded is recorded from 1820.