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mechanical

1. made, performed, or operated by or as if by a machine or machinery
2. concerned with machines or machinery
3. relating to or controlled or operated by physical forces
4. of or concerned with mechanics
5. Philosophy accounting for phenomena by physically determining forces

mechanical

[mi′kan·ə·kəl]
(engineering)
Of, pertaining to, or concerned with machinery or tools.
(graphic arts)
A finished copy that usually contains hand lettering, type proofs, and art especially positioned and mounted so that a photochemical reproduction can be made on a letterpress, offset, or other printing plate. Also known as keyline layout; paste-up.
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Mechanically tenderized ("non-intact") meat looks the same to consumers as meat that hasn't undergone the process, but food safety advocates say these cuts should be cooked more carefully and at higher temperatures in order to assure that any pathogens that have been pushed deep into the meat are killed.
The new labels will advise the consumers to cook mechanically tenderized beef to a minimum internal temperature of 63[degrees]C (145[degrees]F).
This new packaging uses mechanically recycled PET film as the base material for GL Film, Toppan Printing's proprietary transparent high-barrier film.
The protruding, arrow-shaped ribs mechanically lock the lining to the Arrow-Lock Mastic.
Healthy human subjects consumed 30g of blanched almonds either as the whole food or mechanically masticated to replicate the particle distribution of the masticated sample.
Given that aerogels are also mechanically fragile, their use has been limited to niche applications such as thermal insulation for the Mars Rovers, as collectors of space and comet dust and as Cerenkov detectors.
RAWALPINDI, September 16, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Punjab traffic police have started crackdown against public buses and wagons that are mechanically unfit, here form Thursday while the campaign would remain continued for five days.
RAWALPINDI, September 16, 2010 (Frontier Star): The Punjab traffic police have started crackdown against public buses and wagons that are mechanically unfit, here form Thursday while the campaign would remain continued for five days.
The granulated material is discharged downwards through the sizing screen out of the mill and can be carried away pneumatically or mechanically.
Keys" mechanically lock the insert into the base material, holding better than spring or locking patches, which do not mechanically lock the insert, the company says.
The weight of the mechanically balanced arm can be supported by a single finger.
As a result, they often mechanically calculate taxable income by adjusting book income for any change in the "allowance for bad debts" account from the prior year.

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