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Meaning of MECHANIC

Pronunciation:  mu'kanik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
  2. [n]  a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
  3. [adj]  resembling the action of a machine; "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson

MECHANIC is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: auto-mechanic, automobile mechanic, car-mechanic, grease monkey, machinist, mechanical, shop mechanic
 See Also: artificer, artisan, craftsman, fixer, journeyman, maintenance man, repairer, repairman, service man



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Me*chan"ic\, n. [F. m['e]canique mechanics. See
    {Mechanic}, a.]
    1. The art of the application of the laws of motion or force
       to construction. [Obs.]
    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.
             An art quite lost with our mechanics. --Sir T.
  2. \Me*chan"ic\, a. [F. m['e]canique, L. mechanicus, Gr.
    ?, fr. ? a machine. See {Machine}.]
    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. ``These
       mechanic philosophers.'' --Ray.
             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.
    3. Base. [Obs.] --Whitlock.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a mechanic in your dream, suggests that you need to work on healing your past hurts and trauma.
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