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mechanism

synonym (synonym of mechanism)

  • (noun.process)
    the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the technical aspects of doing something (noun.act)
     

hypernym (mechanism IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes (noun.cognition)
    a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy (noun.cognition)
     
  • a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function (noun.object)
    an object occurring naturally; not made by man (noun.tops)
     
  • device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction (noun.process)
    (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved (noun.process)
     
  • the technical aspects of doing something (noun.act)
    the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF mechanism relation)

  • a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function (noun.object)
    anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    any mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.time)
    an innate mechanism in living organisms that controls the periodicity of many physiological functions (noun.time)
     
  • device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function (noun.artifact)
    the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that puts something into automatic action (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that can move automatically (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the center around which something rotates (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a machine part that carries something else (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any mechanism of geared wheels that is driven by a coiled spring; resembles the works of a mechanical clock (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism for keeping something cool (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that automatically delays the release of a camera shutter for a fixed period of time so that the photographer can appear in the picture (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism capable of returning to a safe state in case there is a failure or malfunction (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism for advancing film in a camera or projector (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the mechanism in a guided missile that guides it toward its objective (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism operated by the resistance offered or the pressure transmitted when a liquid is forced through a small opening or tube (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism consisting of a metal honeycomb through which hot fluids circulate; heat is transferred from the fluid through the honeycomb to the airstr more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that rotates (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a revolving mechanism (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the internal mechanism of a device (noun.artifact)
     
  • the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction (noun.process)
    a chemical mechanism involved in vital processes occurring in living organisms (noun.process)
     

derivation (.... is derived from mechanism)

  • (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes (noun.cognition)
    a philosopher who subscribes to the doctrine of mechanism (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to the philosophical theory of mechanism (adj.pert)
     
  • the technical aspects of doing something (noun.act)
    using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices (adj.all)
     

domain category (mechanism is domain category of ....)

  • (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes (noun.cognition)
    the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category chemical mechanism mechanics carrying into action carrying out device philosophical doctrine natural object chemical action action action mechanism actuator automaton axis axis of rotation mechanical mechanist mechanistic philosophy

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