What does the word mechanism mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Pío Baroja Baroja