mechanism

Part of speech: noun

Machinery; a machine.

Part of speech: noun

Mechanist.

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Usage examples "mechanism":

  1. They are the key- note to his success, more so than his knowledge of strategy and tactics, of the mechanism of march and battle, and of the principles of the military art. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
  2. Then arrange the alarm mechanism so that the explosion will occur at 12 midnight. - "Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises", Donald Ogden Stewart.
  3. I, for my part, was in that situation the first time I clearly understood the mechanism of the London Exchange. - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.