Mechanism and Machine


Mechanism noun - Device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function.
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Synonyms for Mechanism

Machine is a synonym for mechanism in apparatus topic. In some cases you can use "Machine" instead a noun "Mechanism", when it comes to topics like instrument. popular alternative


Machine noun - A device that changes energy into mechanical motion.
Usage example: a machine that washes dishes for you
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Synonyms for Machine

Mechanism is a synonym for machine in apparatus topic. You can use "Mechanism" instead a noun "Machine", if it concerns topics such as instrument, appliance, device that performs a task. popular alternative

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special special mechanism special machine
particular particular mechanism particular machine
similar similar mechanism similar machine
complex complex mechanism complex machine
Other adjectives: simple, small, powerful, actual, entire, large, secret, ancient, new, advanced, automatic, vast, flying, strange, different, giant.
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