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mekanismo [mi.ka.nis.mu.] : mechanism (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: mecanismo: mechanism ]

Derivatives of mekanismo

n. (process)1. chemical mechanism, mechanismthe atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction.; "he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions"
~ biochemical mechanisma chemical mechanism involved in vital processes occurring in living organisms.
~ chemical action, chemical change, chemical process(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved.
n. (act)2. mechanics, mechanismthe technical aspects of doing something.; "a mechanism of social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the mechanics of prose style"
~ carrying into action, carrying out, execution, performancethe act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it.; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance"
n. (object)3. mechanisma natural object resembling a machine in structure or function.; "the mechanism of the ear"; "the mechanism of infection"
~ natural objectan object occurring naturally; not made by man.
~ barrieranything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access.
~ transmission mechanismany mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being.
~ biological clockan innate mechanism in living organisms that controls the periodicity of many physiological functions.
n. (cognition)4. mechanism(philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes.
~ philosophythe rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics.
~ philosophical doctrine, philosophical theorya doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy.
n. (artifact)5. mechanismdevice consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function.
~ action mechanism, actionthe operating part that transmits power to a mechanism.; "the piano had a very stiff action"
~ actuatora mechanism that puts something into automatic action.
~ robot, automaton, golema mechanism that can move automatically.
~ axis of rotation, axisthe center around which something rotates.
~ carriagea machine part that carries something else.
~ cartridge ejector, ejectora mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing.
~ cartridge extractor, cartridge remover, extractora mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector.
~ clockworkany mechanism of geared wheels that is driven by a coiled spring; resembles the works of a mechanical clock.
~ controller, controla mechanism that controls the operation of a machine.; "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"
~ cooling, cooling systema mechanism for keeping something cool.; "the cooling was overhead fans"
~ delayed actiona mechanism that automatically delays the release of a camera shutter for a fixed period of time so that the photographer can appear in the picture.
~ devicean instrumentality invented for a particular purpose.; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
~ drivea mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine.; "a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds"
~ drive line, drive line systemmechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle.
~ fail-safea mechanism capable of returning to a safe state in case there is a failure or malfunction.
~ film advancea mechanism for advancing film in a camera or projector.
~ gear mechanism, geara mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle).
~ homing devicethe mechanism in a guided missile that guides it toward its objective.
~ hydraulic systema mechanism operated by the resistance offered or the pressure transmitted when a liquid is forced through a small opening or tube.
~ ignition system, ignitionthe mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine.
~ locka mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun.
~ mechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles.
~ radiatora mechanism consisting of a metal honeycomb through which hot fluids circulate; heat is transferred from the fluid through the honeycomb to the airstream that is created either by the motion of the vehicle or by a fan.
~ rotating mechanisma mechanism that rotates.
~ steering linkagemechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn.
~ steering mechanism, steering systema mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle).
~ tape drive, tape transport, transporta mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder.
~ whirlera revolving mechanism.
~ workings, worksthe internal mechanism of a device.