Mechanics meaning

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The definition of mechanics is the branch of physics that deals with how the action of force affects material bodies or the functional parts of an activity.

An example of mechanics is the distance it takes for a car going 30mph to stop.

An example of mechanics is the detailed process to get a person elected.

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The branch of physics that deals with the motion of material bodies and the phenomena of the action of forces on bodies.
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The branch of physics concerned with the relationships between matter, force, and energy, especially as they affect the motion of objects.
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The functional aspect of a system, such as the mechanics of blood circulation.
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Design, construction, and use of machinery or mechanical structures.
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Theoretical and practical knowledge of the design, construction, operation, and care of machinery.
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(physics) The branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on material objects with mass.
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(writing) Spelling and punctuation.
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Plural form of mechanic.
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The branch of physics that is concerned with the analysis of the action of forces on matter or material systems.
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Operation in general; workings.

The mechanics of a board game.

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The functional and technical aspects of an activity.

The mechanics of football are learned with practice.

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The mechanical aspect; technical part.

The mechanics of writing.

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Origin of mechanics

  • From Latin mechanicus, from Ancient Greek μηχανικός (mÄ“khanikos), from μηχανή (mÄ“khanÄ“, “machine, tool")

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