Machinery and Mechanism


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Machinery noun – Something used to achieve an end.
Usage example: sincerely believes that the machinery of government can be used to better people's lives

Mechanism is a synonym for machinery in equipment topic. In some cases you can use "Mechanism" instead a noun "Machinery", when it comes to topics like scheme, machine, devices performing work. popular alternative
Nearby Words: machine, machining
Synonyms for Machinery


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

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special special machinery special mechanism
elaborate elaborate machinery elaborate mechanism
complex complex machinery complex mechanism
standard standard machinery standard mechanism
Other adjectives: large, complicated, internal, sophisticated, ancient, new, explosive, basic, magical, biological.
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