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Engelsk navneord: mechanism

1. mechanism (om proces) the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chemical mechanism


Mindre specifikke termerchemical action, chemical change, chemical process


Mere specifikke termerbiochemical mechanism

2. mechanism (om handling) the technical aspects of doing something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA mechanism of social control.
Mechanisms of communication.
The mechanics of prose style.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mechanics


Mindre specifikke termercarrying into action, carrying out, execution, performance

3. mechanism (om ting) a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mechanism of the ear.
The mechanism of infection.


Mindre specifikke termernatural object


Mere specifikke termerbarrier, biological clock, transmission mechanism

4. mechanism (om erkendelse) (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes


Mindre specifikke termerphilosophical doctrine, philosophical theory


Overordnet emneområdephilosophy

5. mechanism (om genstand) device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function


Mindre specifikke termerdevice


Mere specifikke termeraction, action mechanism, actuator, automaton, axis, axis of rotation, carriage, cartridge ejector, cartridge extractor, cartridge remover, clockwork, control, controller, cooling, cooling system, delayed action, drive, drive line, drive line system, ejector, extractor, fail-safe, film advance, gear, gear mechanism, golem, homing device, hydraulic system, ignition, ignition system, lock, mechanical device, radiator, robot, rotating mechanism, steering linkage, steering mechanism, steering system, tape drive, tape transport, transport, whirler, workings, works









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