Meaning of MECHANICS in English



Pronunciation: mi- ' ka-niks

Function: noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Date: 1612

1 : a branch of physical science that deals with energy and forces and their effect on bodies

2 : the practical application of mechanics to the design, construction, or operation of machines or tools

3 : mechanical or functional details or procedure <the mechanics of the brain>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.