- Also especially British, mech·a·nise .
- mech·a·ni·za·tion [mek-uh-nahy-zey-shuhn], /ˌmɛk ə naɪˈzeɪ ʃən/, noun
- mech·a·niz·er, noun
- un·mech·a·nized, adjective
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How to use mechanize in a sentence
There hasn’t been a method to mechanize it yet, so usually both the fruit and pit get crushed together in commercial processing.
My goal has never been to over-mechanize the bookselling process.
Because they raised a single crop, the managers of the bonanza farms found it easy to systematize and mechanize their work.North Dakota | Various
But to mechanize the anchor-setting phase would destroy all that completely.Anchorite | Randall Garrett
They tried to mechanize and rationalize God, but God rebelled against them.Tragic Sense Of Life | Miguel de Unamuno
Rural mechanics too idle to mechanize, rural servants too rebellious to serve, drifted or were forced into Mixen Lane.The Mayor of Casterbridge | Thomas Hardy
Or they are reduced to a stereotyped repertory that is easy to mechanize, to automate, and finally, to do away with.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for mechanize
to equip (a factory, industry, etc) with machinery
to make mechanical, automatic, or monotonous
to equip (an army, etc) with motorized or armoured vehicles
- mechanization or mechanisation, noun
- mechanizer or mechaniser, noun
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