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noun mechanic pronunciation in American English /məˈkænɪk/
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  1. 1
    [countable] someone whose job is to repair vehicles and machines

    an airplane/auto mechanic

  2. 2


    [plural] the way in which something works or is done
    mechanic of:

    the mechanics of investigative reporting

  3. 3


    [uncountable] physics the area of physics that deals with the forces such as gravity that affect all objects

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