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mechanical

adjective  us   /məˈkæn·ɪ·kəl/

mechanical adjective (MACHINES)

[not gradable] of machines or their parts: a mechanical problem physics [not gradable] Mechanical forces are physical forces that cause objects or matter to move.

mechanical adjective (WITHOUT THOUGHT)

without thinking about what you are doing, esp. because you do it often: The garbagemen worked in a slow, mechanical way.
Translations of “mechanical”
in Korean 기계의…
in Arabic آلي…
in Portuguese mecânico…
in Catalan mecànic…
in Japanese 機械の…
in Italian meccanico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機器, 機械的, 機械零件的…
in Russian механический, машинальный…
in Turkish makinaya ait, makinayla çalışan, mekanik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机器, 机械的, 机械部件的…
in Polish mechaniczny, machinalny, automatyczny…
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