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mechanics, mechanism
n. the technical aspects of doing something; "a mechanism of social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the mechanics of prose style"
mechanism
n. device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
mechanism
n. (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes
chemical mechanism, mechanism
n. the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction; "he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions"
Mechanism
n. [the structure of elements performing a function, esp. in a machine]
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process, procedure
n. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
equipment
n. an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
implement
n. instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
setup
n. the way something is organized or arranged; "it takes time to learn the setup around here"
motorcar, machine, automobile, auto, car
n. a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
utensil
n. an implement for practical use (especially in a household)
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