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The most widely used air purifier technology is what’s known as mechanical filtration.

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You’ll also recall when the Tip-Top Canning Company got their first mechanical tomato harvester.

The contortions are essential for stable gliding, mechanical engineer Isaac Yeaton and colleagues report June 29 in Nature Physics.

While bits in a conventional computer can only adopt the values of 1 or 0, the qubits at the heart of a quantum computer can adopt multiple combinations of 1 or 0 at the same time thanks to the quantum mechanical phenomena of superposition.

Almost as soon as she had arrived at the hospital she needed help breathing with a mechanical ventilator, a sign of “how sick her lungs already were,” said Elizabeth Malsin, a pulmonary and critical care specialist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

There were also crashes not due to either mechanical or human error but to a lack of warning of dangerous conditions.

He once told me that he only vaguely understood “the mechanical aspects of sex” until he was in his early twenties.

The sounds are less mechanical and more lush, more concert hall than dance floor.

Crowd labor platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk operate with few rules and little protection for workers.

He's so white he's almost mock-white, and so are his jerky, long-necked, mechanical-man movements.

In the preceding chapter an examination has been made of the purely mechanical side of the era of machine production.

The approach of these mechanical monsters opens up vistas thronged with shadowy forebodings.

Go carefully over the film with an oil-immersion lens, using a mechanical stage if available.

The door to the back room opened, letting through a blend of talk and small mechanical noises.

In the days of mechanical action, couplers of any kind proved a source of trouble and added greatly to the weight of the touch.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mechanical, such as: automated, automatic, cold, cursory, emotionless, and fixed.

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