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adjective mechanical pronunciation in American English /məˈkænɪk(ə)l/
  1. 1
    operated by a machine or system of moving parts
    mechanical toys
    a mechanical wheelchair
    1. a.
      relating to engines and machines, and the way that they work
      The system has shut down because of mechanical problems.
    2. b.
      informal used about someone who is good at understanding machines and working with them
      He’s very mechanical so he’s sure to know what’s wrong.
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  2. 2
    done without thinking or without any attempt to be original
    I found her purely mechanical explanations inadequate.
  3. 3
    physics relating to or produced by physical forces
    the mechanical properties of gases

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