Translation of mechanical in Spanish:

mechanical

Pronunciation: /məˈkænɪkəl; mɪˈkænɪkəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [failure/problem/toy] mecánico, maquinal
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    • His machines included mechanical devices for dredging, a mill to pump water and a device to pull ships over obstacles.
    • A variety of purely mechanical devices were used from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries to increase the size and capacity of the ear to conduct sound.
    • The pneumatic pump operated the mechanical heart and sustained Clark for 112 days.
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    • To avoid any mechanical failure in so complex a piece of machinery as well as avoid all potential accidents is remarkable.
    • Any sabotage or mechanical failures would cause power cuts in Britain within days.
    • The wreckage is also likely to be examined to see if there was any mechanical failure with a particular focus on brakes and wheels.
    1.2 (automatic) [action/reply] mecánico
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    • Albert, Jr., I think, is a little too mechanical, not as spontaneous as he ought to be.
    • But are birds unfeeling, mechanical songsters, driven to sing but never understanding what it is they do?
    • Pearls of wisdom leave our mouths every day in an unthinking and mechanical manner.

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