Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: mechanics
IPA transcription: [mək'ænɪks]
Pronunciations of mechanics
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noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: mechanics
    Meaning: the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
  • Synonyms: mechanism, mechanics
    Meaning: the technical aspects of doing something; "a mechanism of social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the mechanics of prose style"
Usage examples
  • Fifty were quickly built and fully described in advertising for mechanics.
  • He filled in well enough--he had a lot of talents--great on mechanics and electricity.
  • With the same tools not one in a thousand of our skilled mechanics could do as good work.
  • When you have mastered the mechanics of speech outlined in the next few chapters you will no longer be troubled with monotony.
  • When their weary years of servitude were over, if they survived, they might obtain land of their own or settle as free mechanics in the towns.
  • An interesting sidelight on the mechanics of orthodoxy is that Mr. Jenyns dutifully records the second fall, but ignores it in his explanation.
  • It took two expert mechanics half a day to dissemble it into its minutest parts and remove it, which only goes to prove the rare energy of sophomore humor under efficient leadership.
  • It was found impossible to keep mechanics on account of indifferent residential accommodations afforded by the tiny village, remote from civilization, among the central mountains of New Jersey.
  • Such a method of increasing one's control over the forces of the world requires only superior strength, no special intelligence in mechanics, and is thus one of the first crude devices in a primitive civilization.
  • I am interested in every department of science, arts, and manufacture. I read all the time on astronomy, chemistry, biology, physics, music, metaphysics, mechanics, and other branches--political economy, electricity, and, in fact, all things that are making for progress in the world.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Dyson sphere, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Three Laws of Robotics, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording George Lansbury, License CC BY-SA 4.0
3. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Lemmings (video game), License CC BY-SA 4.0