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mechanism

noun [C] (MACHINE PART)    /ˈmek.ə.nɪ.zəm/
C1 a part of a machine, or a set of parts that work together: These automatic cameras have a special focusing mechanism.Machine parts
(Definition of mechanism noun (MACHINE PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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