mechanics

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mechanicus, from Ancient Greek μηχανικός (mēkhanikós), from μηχανή (mēkhanḗ, machine, tool)

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  • AHD: /mĕkănĭks/

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mechanics (uncountable)

  1. (physics) The branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on material objects with mass
  2. The design and construction of machines.
  3. (writing) Spelling and punctuation.
  4. operation in general; workings
    the mechanics of a board game
  5. plural form of mechanic

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