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Definition of mechanical:

  1. A mechanic.
  2. Done as if by a machine; uninfluenced by will or emotion; proceeding automatically, or by habit, without special intention or reflection; as, mechanical singing; mechanical verses; mechanical service.
  3. Made and operated by interaction of forces without a directing intelligence; as, a mechanical universe.
  4. Obtained by trial, by measurements, etc.; approximate; empirical. See the 2d Note under Geometric.
  5. Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the quantitative relations of force and matter, as distinguished from mental, vital, chemical, etc.; as, mechanical principles; a mechanical theory; mechanical deposits.

Synonyms:

windup, fixed, mechanistic, involuntary, nonhuman, fabrication, machinelike, original, mechanised, perfunctory, automatic, engineering, mechanic, mechanically skillful, programmed, unchanging, building, concern, production, standardized, construction, stereotyped, manufacturing, automatonlike, robotlike, mechanized, unthinking, varied, routine, habitual, automated.

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