mehānika

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See also: mehānikā and mehāniķa

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately from Latin mechanicus (of or belonging to machines or mechanics, inventive), from Ancient Greek μηχανικός (mēkhanikós, pertaining to machines or contrivance, mechanic, ingenious, inventive), from μηχανή (mēkhanḗ, a machine, contrivance).

Noun[edit]

mehānika f (4th declension)

  1. (physics) mechanics (branch of physics that studies the motion of bodies and their resulting interaction)
    teorētiskā, lietišķā mehānika — theoretical, applied mechanics
    klasiskā mehānika — classical mechanics
    viļņu mehānika — wave mechanics
    kvantu mehānika — quantum mechanics
    debess mehānika — celestial (lit. sky) mechanics
  2. mechanical engineering, technical engineering, maintenance (technical sector that deals with the designing, building, and maintenance of machines and their components)

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