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Pronunciation: me-kan'i-kal


  1. Performed by means of some apparatus, not manually.
  2. Explaining phenomena in terms of mechanics.
  3. Automatic.

[G. mechanikos, relating to a machine, fr. mechane, a contrivance, machine]

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