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noun as in means, method

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Other candidates, like the one from the American firm Novavax, use a protein-based mechanism.

That defense mechanism may have served its purpose for many years, but he may have realized that it no longer serves him, or the world.

It took years for Moderna’s scientists to create a mechanism to deliver this genetic material effectively into human cells.

One of the things that we really have to do is to look at production mechanisms or production methods that actually cost much less energy.

A critical set of these mechanisms involve genetic exchange.

It is entirely possible for some of these mechanisms to be functioning while others have ceased.

The book rejects capitalism, market mechanisms, and even, seemingly, profit motives and corporate governance.

The White House argues that most of the mechanisms already are in place to ensure these goals are carried out.

In this way, certain cognitive mechanisms can act like a hammer too eager for nails.

Simply tap on your own screen, and haptic feedback mechanisms in the watch will transfer the gesture to the wrist of your friend.

The muscular mechanisms used by the singer and speaker are of the skeletal variety.

Such delicate mechanisms can also be easily injured or hopelessly ruined; and, as a matter of fact, this is being done daily.

The lower we descend in the animal scale the more simple are the mechanisms by which results are attained.

In each case the ideas are converted into performance, the results attained, by the exercise of neuro-muscular mechanisms.

The Machine is very expensive to maintain in operation, and so is every one of the little mechanisms of which it is composed.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mechanisms, such as: instrument, tool, system, structure, apparatus, and innards.

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