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I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year, 'Why are we doing this? Why don't the Hawaiians have control?' 'Well, we have no mechanism to do it,' I was told.
Neil Abercrombie

Meaning of "mechanism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MECHANISM

mechanism  [ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MECHANISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mechanism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MECHANISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Mechanism

Mechanism may refer to: ▪ Mechanism, rigid bodies connected by joints in order to accomplish a desired force and/or motion transmission ▪ Mechanism, explaining how a feature is created ▪ Mechanism, a theory that all natural phenomena can be explained by physical causes ▪ Mechanism, a theory that all social phenomena can be explained by the existence of a deterministic mechanism ▪ Mechanism, a death metal band from Canada...

Definition of mechanism in the English dictionary

The first definition of mechanism in the dictionary is a system or structure of moving parts that performs some function, esp in a machine. Other definition of mechanism is something resembling a machine in the arrangement and working of its parts. Mechanism is also any form of mechanical device or any part of such a device.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MECHANISM


Anglicanism
ˈæŋɡlɪkəˌnɪzəm
antagonism
ænˈtæɡəˌnɪzəm
creationism
kriːˈeɪʃəˌnɪzəm
exhibitionism
ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃəˌnɪzəm
expansionism
ɪkˈspænʃəˌnɪzəm
expressionism
ɪkˈsprɛʃəˌnɪzəm
hedonism
ˈhiːdəˌnɪzəm
humanism
ˈhjuːməˌnɪzəm
humanitarianism
hjuːˌmænɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm
impressionism
ɪmˈprɛʃəˌnɪzəm
isolationism
ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃəˌnɪzəm
microorganism
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɔːɡəˌnɪzəm
modernism
ˈmɒdəˌnɪzəm
organism
ˈɔːɡəˌnɪzəm
reductionism
rɪˈdʌkʃəˌnɪzəm
Satanism
ˈseɪtəˌnɪzəm
shamanism
ˈʃæməˌnɪzəm
urbanism
ˈɜːbəˌnɪzəm
vegetarianism
ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm
Zionism
ˈzaɪəˌnɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MECHANISM

mechanical equivalent of heat
mechanical impedance
mechanical instrument
mechanical shovel
mechanicalism
mechanically
mechanically recovered meat
mechanicalness
mechanician
mechanics
mechanisable
mechanise
mechaniser
mechanist
mechanistic
mechanistically
mechanizable
mechanization
mechanize
mechanizer

WORDS THAT END LIKE MECHANISM

authoritarianism
Confucianism
coping mechanism
defence mechanism
equestrianism
Exchange Rate Mechanism
feminism
hooliganism
lesbianism
libertarianism
Lutheranism
New Urbanism
paganism
Pan-Africanism
safety mechanism
support mechanism
totalitarianism
unitarianism
utopianism
veganism
volcanism

Synonyms and antonyms of mechanism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MECHANISM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «mechanism» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of mechanism

Translation of «mechanism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MECHANISM

Find out the translation of mechanism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mechanism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mechanism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

机制
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mecanismo
570 millions of speakers

English

mechanism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तंत्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تِقْنِيَةُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

механизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mecanismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পদ্ধতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mécanisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mekanisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mechanismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

機構
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mekanisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cơ cấu máy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொறிமுறையை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यंत्रणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mekanizma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

meccanismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mechanizm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

механізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mecanism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μηχανισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

meganisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mekanism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mekanisme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mechanism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MECHANISM»

The term «mechanism» is very widely used and occupies the 6.649 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MECHANISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mechanism

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10 QUOTES WITH «MECHANISM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mechanism.
1
Neil Abercrombie
I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year, 'Why are we doing this? Why don't the Hawaiians have control?' 'Well, we have no mechanism to do it,' I was told.
2
Chris Adami
In the animal world, there are all kinds of behaviors that are binary: for example, to flee or to fight. In any evolutionary environment, knowing your opponent's decision would not be advantageous for long because your opponent would evolve the same recognition mechanism to also know you.
3
Ted Allen
I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where I was just a guest of the reviewer, because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures and understanding other parts of the world.
4
Judd Apatow
My way of dealing with the world has always been to make fun of it and observe it but not take part in it. That's how I became a writer. But when you have kids, suddenly you have to be part of things. It leads almost to a breakdown because your whole defense mechanism is now really destructive.
5
Dan Ariely
Dishonesty is all about the small acts we can take and then think, 'No, this not real cheating.' So if you think that the main mechanism is rationalization, then what you come up with, and that's what we find, is that we're basically trying to balance feeling good about ourselves.
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Rudolf Arnheim
Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function. A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers, the body of an animal, or a machine, can work only if it is in physical order.
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Sanjeev Bhaskar
I make terrible jokes every time I go into a hospital. I think it's a defence mechanism.
8
Tim Bishop
Trade helps bring us products cheaply, but there is no guarantee whatsoever to assume that it will allow us to replace the jobs that have been lost, and there is no mechanism under productivity that says that, either.
9
Max Born
If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success.
10
John Bradshaw
The idea of evil is always subject to denial as a coping mechanism.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MECHANISM»

Discover the use of mechanism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mechanism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mechanism Design with Creo Elements/Pro 5.0: (Pro/ENGINEER ...
The book is written following a project-based learning approach and covers the major concepts and frequently used commands required to advance readers from a novice to an intermediate level.
Kuang-Hua Chang, 2011
2
CATIA V5 Tutorials Mechanism Design & Animation Release 20
"This book of tutorials is intended as a training guide for those who have a basic familiarity with part and assembly modeling in CATIA V5 Release 20 wishing to create and simulate the motions of mechanisms within CATIA Digital Mockup (DMU) ...
Nader G. Zamani, Jonathan M. Weaver, 2011
3
Mechanism Design: A Linear Programming Approach
Mechanism design is an analytical framework for thinking clearly and carefully about what exactly a given institution can achieve when the information necessary to make decisions is dispersed and privately held.
Rakesh V. Vohra, 2011
4
Cytochrome P450: Structure, Mechanism, and Biochemistry
Since the first edition of this title in 1986, the cytochrome P450 field has completed the transition to a discipline in which structure and mechanism, even regulation and biological function, are dealt with in molecular terms.
Paul R. Ortiz de Montellano, 2005
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CATIA V5 Tutorials: Mechanism Design and Animation Release 21
This book is intended to be used as a training guide for those who have a basic familiarity with part and assembly modeling in CATIA V5 Release 21 wishing to create and simulate the motion of mechanisms within CATIA Digital Mock Up (DMU).
Nader Zamani, 2012
6
Kinetics and Mechanism
The third edition of a classic text originally by Frost and Pearson, that describes the fundamental principles and established practices that apply to the study and the rates and mechanisms of homogeneous chemical reactions in the gas phase ...
John W. Moore, 1961
7
Organic Reactions: Mechanism With Problems
This is not a text book, but a reference book supplement to the text of organic chemistry meant for University students. However some advanced students may find the book inadequate.
Rajpal Tyagi, 2005
8
Motion Simulation and Mechanism Design with SolidWorks ...
This book covers the basic concepts and frequently used commands required to advance readers from a novice to intermediate level in using SolidWorks Motion.
Kuang-Hua Chang, 2014
9
Mechanism and Machine Theory
This Book Evolved Itself Out Of 25 Years Of Teaching Experience In The Subject, Moulding Different Important Aspects Into A One Year Course Of Mechanism And Machine Theory.
R V Dukkipati, 2007
10
Stereochemistry Conformation and Mechanism
The Revised Sixth Edition Has Been Designed As An Entirely New And Modern Mature Text Book To Provide A Conceptual Tool In The Hands Of A Student To Learn Aspects Of Modern Stereochemistry Conformation And Mechanism.New Edition Is Intended ...
P.S. Kalsi, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MECHANISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mechanism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Labour reforms: ILC suggests tripartite mechanism, conclusion …
Underlining the “historical role of tripartite mechanism” for enactment of labour laws, the Indian Labour Conference on Tuesday said that labour ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
2
Government not considering mechanism to curb predatory airfares …
NEW DELHI: Amidst rising concerns over steep fluctuations in airfares, the government today ruled out considering formulation of a mechanism ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
3
A new mechanism to explain how a financial crisis happens
Figure showing how a default of one bank spreads in a multiplex network. Blue: healthy banks. Yellow: the first bank that goes bankrupt. «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
4
Study finds mechanism that identifies cause of intellectual …
The term intellectual disability covers a large number of clinical entities, some with known cause and others of uncertain origin. For example ... «News-Medical.net, Jul 15»
5
Scientists Pinpoint Mechanism for Altered Pattern of Brain Growth in …
A team from The Scripps Research Institute found that mutations in the autism risk gene PTEN lead to a sequential overproduction of the ... «Scicasts, Jul 15»
6
Najib's 'defence mechanism to buy time' CATCHES FIRE
"This is the government's defence mechanism to buy time," political analyst Azman Ujang, former editor-in-chief of the national Bernama news ... «Malaysia Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Iran: No Punitive Mechanism in New UNSC Resolution
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran's foreign minister said the resolution the United Nations Security Council passed on Monday to endorse contents of a ... «Tasnim News Agency, Jul 15»
8
Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus: Eighth Session …
Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus: Eighth Session of Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples · Print Email. «Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, Jul 15»
9
Cooling mechanism to be set up inside Shri Jagannath Temple
A new cooling mechanism prepared by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) would be installed in the 'Garbhagriha' (Sanctum Sanctorum) ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
10
New mechanism needed to monitor information spread online: Khaled
He said the control mechanism and enforcement system were important to prevent false information from spreading further and creating ... «New Straits Times Online, Jul 15»

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