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noun as in means, method

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Europe’s busiest airport hub, London Heathrow, is working on a testing mechanism and industry executives are lobbying the British government to replace quarantines with virus tests as a means of screening arriving travelers from high-risk countries.

From Fortune

One is that we have to ensure that voting mechanisms are in place.

From Digiday

These are the types of mechanisms that explain why you remember salient events.

This makes it unusual, as it will allow physicists to study this new binding mechanism in detail.

By shutting down its brain and any sensory channels, they could determine whether a mechanism in the larvae generated Lévy walks in the absence of information about the world.

Farrell issued a ticket to an 18-year-old shipyard worker for speeding and an improper exhaust mechanism, according to the TP.

Franck has not, as they say, spelled out a mechanism by which this could happen.

The “tapping” mechanism is similar, like tapping someone on the shoulder via the Internet.

I mean, I recognize the mechanism; I know what it is as opposed to everything else.

It is also used as a mechanism of revenge after a couple parts ways.

The wheezy, crazy mechanism of the car went to bits in unexpected places.

In the same way the technical form and mechanism of production were presumed to respond to an automatic stimulus.

The attempt at social change threatens a social revolution in which the whole elaborate mechanism would burst into fragments.

The marvelous improvements in mechanism and tone production and control in 1886 to 1913 by Robt.

The reader may judge of the perfection of mechanism in this plain-looking engine from the fact that a pole, with 150 lbs.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mechanism, such as: instrument, structure, system, tool, apparatus, and appliance.

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