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Synonyms for mechanical

performed or performing automatically and impersonally

Synonyms for mechanical

using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices

relating to or concerned with machinery or tools

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There is need for some care if the distinction between mechanical and vital movements is to be made precise.
So, in our instance, the laws of macroscopic phenomena are different for mechanical and vital movements, though the laws of microscopic phenomena may be the same.
Movements produced in this way are vital movements, while mechanical movements are those in which the stored energy of a living body is not involved.
We shall, therefore, proceed to ignore mechanical movements, and study only the properties of the remainder.
He was again the mechanical carver that he had been known to be all his lifetime.
And forthwith he employed himself on the stolid countenance of one of his wooden progeny, and completed it in his own mechanical style, from which he was never known afterwards to deviate.
Was all his talk about the consciousness and intelligence of machines merely a prelude to eventual exhibition of this device--only a trick to intensify the effect of its mechanical action upon me in my ignorance of its secret?
This roof concealed a loft, from which gods and goddesses or any appropriate properties could be let down by mechanical devices.
At any rate, in London he evidently soon secured mechanical employment in a theatrical company, presumably the one then known as Lord Leicester's company, with which, in that case, he was always thereafter connected.
Dino DeFeo, PE has been with AKF for over 12 years and is a licensed mechanical engineer in AKF's New York office.
If water quality can be improved by mechanical means, the bottom line may benefit from a reduced need for treatment chemicals.
Background: Castings produced from premium aluminum alloys, such as A206 and B356 aluminum, are capable of high static and dynamic mechanical properties.
The new technology became known as the pressure joint, since it used the pressure of the fluid instead of mechanical means to produce a tight seal and prevent leakage.
There are two main types of scales for home use - mechanical and electronic.
Now the Service has retreated from a purely mechanical application of the test in situations in which restrictions on the ability of directors to carry out all of their management functions dilute the effectiveness of the directors' votes and also dilute the shareholder vote.