[mek-uh-nis-tik] /ˌmɛk əˈnɪs tɪk/
of or relating to the theory of or to .
of or relating to mechanics.
(philosophy) of or relating to the theory of mechanism
(maths) of or relating to mechanics
mechanistic mech·a·nis·tic (měk’ə-nĭs’tĭk)
[mek-uh-nahyz] /ˈmɛk əˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), mechanized, mechanizing. 1. to make . 2. to operate or perform by or as if by machinery. 3. to introduce machinery into (an industry, enterprise, etc.), especially in order to replace manual labor. 4. Military. to equip with tanks and other armored vehicles. /ˈmɛkəˌnaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to […]
1. a combining form representing machine, or mechanical, in compound words: mechanoreceptor. word-forming element meaning “mechanics, mechanism,” from Greek mekhano-, comb. form of mekhane (see machine (n.)).
[mek-uh-noh-kem-uh-stree] /ˌmɛk ə noʊˈkɛm ə stri/ noun 1. the field of that deals with the direct conversion of chemical into mechanical energy.
[mek-uh-noh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌmɛk ə noʊˈmɔr fɪz əm/ noun, Philosophy. 1. the doctrine that the universe is fully explicable in mechanistic terms.