mechanic


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mechanic

a person skilled in maintaining or operating machinery, motors, etc.
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The mechanic crossed the road, and went into the eating-house.
Blake, he saw the sailor reading the newspaper at one table, and the mechanic reading the newspaper at another.
Just before that, Gooseberry had noticed the mechanic among the people at the bar.
"The man dressed like a mechanic was acting of course in the employment of the Indians.
Mechanics and manufacturers will always be inclined, with few exceptions, to give their votes to merchants, in preference to persons of their own professions or trades.
I got to know several master mechanics, but about the most interesting fellow among them was the black- smith, Dowley.
The First Secretary of the Embassy, from his occasional excursions into the field of American humour, had formed a special notion of that class of mechanic as the embodiment of fraudulent laziness and incompetency.
This motion, faithful to the laws of mechanics, would have been accelerated with the diminution of its volume; and a moment would have arrived when the centrifugal force would have overpowered the centripetal, which causes the molecules all to tend toward the center.
If many simultaneously and variously directed forces act on a given body, the direction of its motion cannot coincide with any one of those forces, but will always be a mean- what in mechanics is represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram of forces.
Agony was clearly written on the faces of people on Saturday when more than 20 vehicles worth millions of naira were lost to fire outbreak at a mechanic workshop at Motorways, Oregun area of Lagos State in the early hours of the day.
Subsequently, Suplio will pair up with the previous year's winner to represent HPI in the Asia and Oceania Mechanic Skills Olympics this December in Indonesia.