verb (used with object), mech·a·nized, mech·a·niz·ing.
Examples from the Web for mechanization
I think the century of the self has provided us with this: the mechanization of celebrity, the artist as a public collage.Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru|Andrew Romano|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The mechanization of society leads, inevitably, to a militant society.Ken Kesey’s Wars: “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” at 50|Nathaniel Rich|July 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was possible to pursue either the way of mechanization or that of the liberation of the spirit.
Mechanization—the horror of losing one's identity and becoming part of an assembly line.The Victor|Bryce Walton
For example, the silk workers used street violence to get protective legislation against imports and mechanization in 1675.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
Work was being done by a puzzling combination of mechanization and musclepower.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
The two systems of mechanization were at their zenith, and the other countries looked, in political affairs, as slovenly as ever.
British Dictionary definitions for mechanization
Word Origin and History for mechanization (1 of 2)
In our country, the ancient languages are studied, to a sad extent, as a mere exercise in the technics of etymology, syntax and prosody; and when thus pursued, there can be no good reason for so great a sacrifice of time and labor, or for that mechanization (if we may make a term) of mind which is the natural result. ["American Annals of Education and Instruction," December 1834]