Meaning of “mechanical” - Learner’s Dictionary

mechanical

adjective uk us /mɪˈkænɪkəl/
MACHINE

B2 relating to or operated by machines:

a mechanical engineer
a mechanical device
BEHAVIOUR

If you do something in a mechanical way, you do it without emotion or without thinking about it:

a mechanical performance
mechanically adverb

(Definition of “mechanical” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)