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Definition of mechanic:

  1. A mechanician; an artisan; an artificer; one who practices any mechanic art; one skilled or employed in shaping and uniting materials, as wood, metal, etc., into any kind of structure, machine, or other object, requiring the use of tools, or instruments.
  2. Base.
  3. Having to do with the application of the laws of motion in the art of constructing or making things; of or pertaining to mechanics; mechanical; as, the mechanic arts.
  4. Of or pertaining to a mechanic or artificer, or to the class of artisans; hence, rude; common; vulgar.
  5. The art of the application of the laws of motion or force to construction.


fender and body man, artificer, metalworker, automobile mechanic, auto-mechanic, welder, operative, tool-and-die cutter, car-mechanic, artist, artisan, lathe operator, machinist, bolt-cutter, mechanical, skilled workman, grease monkey, shop mechanic, workman, aircraft mechanic, repairman, technician.

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