Meaning of MECHANICS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ mi-ˈka-niks ]

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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.