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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools;
[syn: machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic]

2. someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles;
[syn: automobile mechanic, auto-mechanic, car-mechanic, mechanic, grease monkey]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. resembling the action of a machine;
- Example: "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mechanic \Me*chan"ic\, n. [F. m['e]canique mechanics. See Mechanic, a.] 1. The art of the application of the laws of motion or force to construction. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A mechanician; an artisan; an artificer; one who practices any mechanic art; one skilled or employed in shaping and uniting materials, as wood, metal, etc., into any kind of structure, machine, or other object, requiring the use of tools, or instruments. Also, a technician who maintains or repairs machinery; as, an auto mechanic. [1913 Webster +PJC] An art quite lost with our mechanics. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mechanic \Me*chan"ic\ (m[-e]*k[a^]n"[i^]k), a. [F. m['e]canique, L. mechanicus, Gr. mhchaniko`s, fr. mhchanh` a machine. See Machine.] 1. Having to do with the application of the laws of motion in the art of constructing or making things; of or pertaining to mechanics; mechanical; as, the mechanic arts. "These mechanic philosophers." --Ray. [1913 Webster] Mechanic slaves, With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a mechanic or artificer, or to the class of artisans; hence, rude; common; vulgar. [1913 Webster] To make a god, a hero, or a king Descend to a mechanic dialect. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster] Sometimes he ply'd the strong, mechanic tool. --Thomson. [1913 Webster] 3. Base. [Obs.] --Whitlock. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mechanic adj 1: resembling the action of a machine; "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson n 1: a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools [syn: machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic] 2: someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles [syn: automobile mechanic, auto-mechanic, car-mechanic, mechanic, grease monkey]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "mechanic": aeromechanic, aeronautical engineer, aircraftsman, apprentice, artificer, artisan, artist, cobbler, craftsman, craftswoman, doctor, fixer, flight tester, grease monkey, ground tester, handicraftsman, jet engineer, journeyman, little Miss Fixit, machinist, maintenance man, master, master carpenter, master craftsman, mechanician, mender, prentice, renovator, repairer, repairman, restorer, rigger, rocket engineer, serviceman, technician, tinker, trouble man, troubleshooter, wright