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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
mechanical /mi'kænikəl/
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) máy móc; (thuộc) cơ khí; (thuộc) cơ học
      • a mechanical engineer: kỹ sư cơ khí
    • máy móc, không sáng tạo
      • mechanical movements: động tác máy móc
Concise Dictionary
+using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
+relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
+relating to or governed by or in accordance with mechanics

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 automatic, automated, machine-driven; machine-made:
Early mechanical toys are sometimes quite intricate. This is a mechanical, not a hand-crafted device
2 automatic, reflex, involuntary, instinctive, routine, habitual, unconscious, perfunctory, machine-like, robot-like:
Good manners ought to be mechanical. Blinking is a mechanical reaction to bright light.
3 impersonal, distant, cold, matter-of-fact, unfeeling, insensible, ritualistic, lifeless, spiritless, dead, inanimate, unanimated, unemotional, unartistic, mechanistic, colourless, uninspired, business-like:
The girl at the check-out gave us a mechanical smile.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 operated by power from an engine: a mechanical device / toy / clock + mechanical parts
2 connected with machines and engines: mechanical problems / defects + The breakdown was due to a mechanical failure.
3 (disapproving) (of people's behaviour and actions) done without thinking, like a machine: a mechanical gesture / response + My work has become mechanical-I could do it in my sleep.
4 connected with the physical laws of movement and cause and effect (= with MECHANICS): mechanical processes
5 (of a person) good at understanding how machines work
mechanically adverb: a mechanically powered vehicle + She spoke mechanically, as if thinking of something else. + He's always been mechanically minded.

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