1. [ noun ] (physics,mechanics) the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
Related terms: physics dynamics pneumatics classical_mechanics statics kinematics fluid_mechanics aeromechanics reaction jerk
2. [ noun ] the technical aspects of doing something
Synonyms: mechanism

"a mechanism of social control" "mechanisms of communication" "the mechanics of prose style"

Related terms: performance
Similar spelling:   mechanic