Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- AHD: /mĕkănĭks/
- (physics) The branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on material objects with mass
- The design and construction of machines.
- (writing) Spelling and punctuation.
- operation in general; workings
- the mechanics of a board game
- Plural form of mechanic
Derived terms 
a branch of physics