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English definition of “mechanical”

mechanical

adjective  /məˈkæn·ɪ·kəl/ us  

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.
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