Definition of Mechanism


  • device consisting of a piece of machinery
    has moving parts that perform some function
  • (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes
  • a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function
    "the mechanism of the ear"
    "the mechanism of infection"
  • the technical aspects of doing something
    "a mechanism of social control"
    "mechanisms of communication"
    "the mechanics of prose style"
  • the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    "he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions"
    - chemical mechanism
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Unscramble mechanism

386 unscramble word found using the letters mechanism.

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