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Noun (plural)
/məˈkaniks/,
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mechanics, plural;
  1. The branch of applied mathematics dealing with motion and forces producing motion

  2. Machinery as a subject; engineering

  3. The machinery or working parts of something
    • - he looks at the mechanics of a car before the bodywork
  4. The way in which something is done or operated; the practicalities or details of something
    • - the mechanics of cello playing

  1. the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
  2. mechanism: the technical aspects of doing something; "a mechanism of social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the mechanics of prose style"
  3. (mechanic) machinist: a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
  4. (mechanic) resembling the action of a machine; "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson
  5. automobile mechanic: someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
  6. Mechanics (or Mechanica or Mechanical Problems) is a text traditionally attributed to Aristotle, though his authorship of it is disputed. Thomas Winter has suggested that the author was Archytas.
  7. This is a complete list of episodes from the TV series The Simple Life starring Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. The series included 54 episodes and 2 specials that aired between January 20, 2004 and August 5, 2007 in the United States.
  8. The Mechanics (1977-1981) are considered to be the first punk band to come out of Fullerton, California.
  9. (Mechanicism) Mechanism is the belief that natural wholes (principally living things) are like machines or artifacts, composed of parts lacking any intrinsic relationship to each other, and with their order imposed from without. ...
  10. (The Mechanic (2010 film)) The Mechanic is an upcoming film directed by Simon West and starring Jason Statham. It is a remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson film of the same name.
  11. (The Mechanic (Transformers)) The Mechanic is a fictional character in Marvel's Transformers comics.
  12. The branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on material objects with mass; The design and construction of machines; Spelling and punctuation
  13. (mechanic) A skilled worker capable of building or repairing machinery. A mechanic can be compared to a technician, the distinction being that the technician is stronger in theory, the mechanic stronger in hands-on experience
  14. (Mechanic) Slang meaning a dealer who cheats.
  15. (Mechanic) A cheat who manipulates the cards while dealing.
  16. (Mechanic) A cheater who uses sleight-of-hand to arrange the deck or deal benefit himself or a partner.
  17. (MECHANIC) Getting down to the nuts and bolts of something; assessing or repairing a damaged part of yourself; wanting to maintain your drive, or tune up your skills / Acting mechanically; maintaining your normal routines; clutching on to something or someone; something that is driving you nuts ...
  18. (Mechanic) (1) A person skilled in the repair and maintenance of equipment. (2) Any person skilled in a particular trade or craft.
  19. (Mechanic) A belt or safety device worn by a performer as he does a 'trick'. One or more safety (lunge) ropes are attached to the belt. ...
  20. (Mechanic) A character built to find & remove traps and open locked doors/chests.
  21. (Mechanic) A cheating player, often by marking cards or using false deals.
  22. (Mechanic) A dealer or player that uses deceit to switch cards, deal from the bottom of the deck, or otherwise cheat the other players through slight of hand.
  23. (Mechanic) A flooring installer, sander or finisher.
  24. (Mechanic) A magician who also fixes cars to make ends meet.
  25. (Mechanic) A player who has the ability to illegally manipulate cards for favorable results.