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We stop looking at mechanical efficiency and seek less tangible things. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The loads taken on by them are all worked out by mechanical engineering techniques. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Another was cheered by onlookers as she tried to steer a mechanical horse. The Sun (2014)No other mechanical devices and no instruments were discovered. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is the mechanical problem of the neck of the womb being weak. The Sun (2011)The front seats automatically adjust and your seatbelt is actually passed to you by a mechanical arm. The Sun (2014)This cannot be accomplished by mechanical means. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Most of the mechanical figures work in the automotive and electronics sectors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The deserted vessel appeared to have a mechanical problem. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He reported that a mechanical horse had been purchased to enable the younger jockeys to hone their skills. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These days, it provides legal justification for tearing the land apart with giant mechanical diggers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Remember the giant mechanical elephant that appeared in London a few years ago? Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were said to include'a mechanical arm and something that resembled a beast with five fingers. The Sun (2015)That was when quartz clocks and electrical clocks were becoming so cheap that the need for the people to service mechanical clocks dried up. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I keep hunting through the mechanical jungle, looking for the human beings that lurk there. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was in sound mechanical condition, although doubts remained as to whether its automatic landing equipment was compatible with Russian military guidance systems. Times, Sunday Times (2010)THE world's oldest continually working mechanical clock is to finally get an electric motor after 620 years. The Sun (2010)Perhaps the most important design feature of the budget laptop, though, is its low power needs and the ability to be powered by mechanical means. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'mechanical'
British English: mechanical /mɪˈkænɪkl/ ADJECTIVE
A mechanical device has moving parts and uses power in order to do a particular task.
...mechanical parts for trains.
- American English: mechanical
- Arabic: مِيكَانِيكِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mecânico
- Chinese: 机械的
- Croatian: mehanički
- Czech: mechanický
- Danish: mekanisk
- Dutch: mechanisch
- European Spanish: mecánico
- Finnish: mekaaninen
- French: mécanique
- German: mechanisch
- Greek: μηχανικός
- Italian: meccanico
- Japanese: 機械の
- Korean: 기계적인
- Norwegian: mekanisk
- Polish: mechaniczny
- European Portuguese: mecânico
- Romanian: mecanic
- Russian: механический
- Spanish: mecánico
- Swedish: mekanisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับเครื่องจักรกล
- Turkish: mekanik
- Ukrainian: механічний
- Vietnamese: thuộc cơ khí
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