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  • nounmachine, device
  • nounmeans, method

synonyms for mechanisms

  • instrument
  • structure
  • system
  • tool
  • apparatus
  • appliance
  • components
  • contrivance
  • doohickey
  • gadget
  • gears
  • gimmick
  • innards
  • machinery
  • motor
  • workings
  • works
  • black box
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Other candidates, like the one from the American firm Novavax, use a protein-based mechanism.
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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.
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It took years for Moderna’s scientists to create a mechanism to deliver this genetic material effectively into human cells.
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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.
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A critical set of these mechanisms involve genetic exchange.
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Ijjas already has one bounce theory that upgrades general relativity with a new interaction between matter and space-time, and she suspects that other mechanisms exist too.
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Privacy regulations and changes to the ways browsers and operating systems — namely those by Apple and Google — handle ad targeting and tracking mechanisms are causing upheaval across the digital ad ecosystem.
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Bailey’s argument, though, raises the fundamental dispute over the agency’s voting mechanism.
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The newfound mechanism is simpler than how birds or butterflies achieve ultrablackness.
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It will argue, he says, “for a different mechanism” to explain Kilauea’s overproduction of lava in 2018.
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