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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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The approach involved holding the mechanicals in the best configuration currently known, increasing the sheet HST sizing, and an alkenyl succinic anhydride (ASA) increase with a first pass retention increase.
His experience is that more times than not the approach is to work mechanicals and chemicals independently in opposition of each other.