Apparatus and Mechanism


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Apparatus noun – Items needed for the performance of a task or activity.
Mechanism is a synonym for apparatus in device topic. In some cases you can use "Mechanism" instead a noun "Apparatus", when it comes to topics like thing, equipment, object, tool. popular alternative
Synonyms for Apparatus


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Mechanism noun – Device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function.
Apparatus is a synonym for mechanism in machine topic. You can use "Apparatus" instead a noun "Mechanism", if it concerns topics such as device, thing, object, mechanical device. popular alternative
Nearby Words: mechanical, mechanic, mechanics, mechanically, mechanization
Synonyms for Mechanism

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special special apparatus special mechanism
elaborate elaborate apparatus elaborate mechanism
common common apparatus common mechanism
complex complex apparatus complex mechanism
Other adjectives: powerful, actual, entire, vocal, large, capable, internal, secret, unique, driving, flying, strange, different, scientific, giant, magical, defensive.
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