Definition of mechanic:
- 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.
- 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.
- Of or pertaining to a mechanic or artificer, or to the class of artisans; hence, rude; common; vulgar.
- 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.
- "A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education", James Gall.
It is also necessary that the landed property should belong to these men; for it is necessary that the citizens should be rich, and these are the men proper for citizens; for no mechanic ought to be admitted to the rights of a citizen, nor any other sort of people whose employment is not entirely noble, honourable, and virtuous; this is evident from the principle we at first set out with; for to be happy it is necessary to be virtuous; and no one should say that a city is happy while he considers only one part of its citizens, but for that purpose he ought to examine into all of them.- "Politics A Treatise on Government", Aristotle.
- "The Home Mission", T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English.