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Engelsk substantiv: mechanism

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)chemical mechanism


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchemical action, chemical change, chemical process


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbiochemical 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)mechanics


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcarrying 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 spesifikke uttrykknatural object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbarrier, biological clock, transmission mechanism

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphilosophical doctrine, philosophical theory


Overordnet kategoriphilosophy

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdevice


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaction, 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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