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Mechanic

Me`chan´ic   Pronunciation: mė`kăn´ĭk
n.1.The art of the application of the laws of motion or force to construction.
2.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. Also, a technician who maintains or repairs machinery; as, an auto mechanic.
An art quite lost with our mechanics.
- Sir T. Browne.
a.1.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.
Mechanic slaves,
With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers.
- Shak.
2.Of or pertaining to a mechanic or artificer, or to the class of artisans; hence, rude; common; vulgar.
To make a god, a hero, or a king
Descend to a mechanic dialect.
- Roscommon.
Sometimes he ply'd the strong, mechanic tool.
- Thomson.
3.Base.
Noun1.Mechanicmechanic - a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
2.Mechanicmechanic - someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
Adj.1.mechanic - resembling the action of a machine; "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson
aeromechanic, aeronautical engineer, aircraftsman, apprentice, artificer, artisan, artist, cobbler, craftsman, craftswoman, doctor, fixer, flight tester, grease monkey, ground tester, handicraftsman, jet engineer, journeyman, little Miss Fixit, machinist, maintenance man, master, master carpenter, master craftsman, mechanician, mender, prentice, renovator, repairer, restorer, rigger, rocket engineer, serviceman, technician, tinker, trouble man, troubleshooter, wright
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