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mechanize

Pronunciation: /ˈmekənaɪz/

Translation of mechanize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [process/agriculture/production] mecanizar*; [unit/regiment] motorizar*
    Example sentences
    • The South African asbestos trade responded to the post-war boom by initiating and extending underground workings, and by centralizing and mechanizing the refining process.
    • Thanks to information technology, wine analysis is today much more sophisticated than could have been imagined even a decade ago, and there have even been attempts to mechanize the process of tasting.
    • The mining process is more mechanized than that at most Brazilian gem mines.
    Example sentences
    • Armor platoon members can relate to logistics problems when attached to an infantry or mechanized task force not familiar with supporting armor units.
    • An influential subset of armoured warfare, rather than a distinct doctrine in its own right, it combined the use of tanks, mechanized infantry, and air power, often with special forces.
    • Scout platoons are a recon and security element of a maneuver battalion (infantry, mechanized, tank, or cavalry).

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