DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

8 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mech·a·nism /ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm/
 機械,機構,結構,機理,技巧

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mech·a·nism /ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm/ 名詞
 機械裝置,機械論,機理

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 mechanism
 機構

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 mechanism
 伺服機構理論

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 mechanism
 伺服機構

From: Network Terminology

 mechanism
 機制 機構

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mech·an·ism n.
 1. The arrangement or relation of the parts of a machine; the parts of a machine, taken collectively; the arrangement or relation of the parts of anything as adapted to produce an effect; as, the mechanism of a watch; the mechanism of a sewing machine; the mechanism of a seed pod.
 3. Mechanical operation or action.
    He acknowledges nothing besides matter and motion; so that all must be performed either by mechanism or accident.   --Bentley.
 4. Kinematics An ideal machine; a combination of movable bodies constituting a machine, but considered only with regard to relative movements.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mechanism
      n 1: the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction;
           "he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical
           reactions" [syn: chemical mechanism]
      2: the technical aspects of doing something; "a mechanism of
         social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the
         mechanics of prose style" [syn: mechanics]
      3: a natural object resembling a machine in structure or
         function; "the mechanism of the ear"; "the mechanism of
         infection"
      4: (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can
         be explained in terms of physical or biological causes
      5: device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts
         that perform some function