1. [ adjective ] using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices

"a mechanical process" "his smile was very mechanical" "a mechanical toy"

Related terms: nonmechanical automatic mechanized mechanistic mechanised windup mechanic
2. [ adjective ] relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
Synonyms: mechanically_skillful

"mechanical arts" "mechanical design" "mechanical skills"

Related terms: machinery machinery
3. [ adjective ] relating to or governed by or in accordance with mechanics

"a belief that the universe is a mechanical contrivance" "the mechanical pressure of a strong wind"

Related terms: mechanics
4. [ adjective ] lacking thought or feeling
Synonyms: mechanistic
Related terms: nonhuman
Similar spelling:   mechanically