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There are 5 meanings of the word Mechanism.

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Mechanism - as a noun

The atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction

Example: "He determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
chemical mechanism
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
chemical actionchemical changechemical process
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The technical aspects of doing something

Example: "A mechanism of social control"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
carrying into actioncarrying outexecution18performance20
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A natural object resembling a machine in structure or function

Example: "The mechanism of the ear"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
natural object
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

(philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes

Example Sentences

"The mechanism in the clock started ticking loudly."
"The mechanism of action of this drug is not fully understood."
"I need to understand the mechanism before I can fix it."
"The lock's mechanism jammed and wouldn't open."
"His mechanism for coping with stress is to exercise regularly."
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Is MECHANISM a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, mechanism is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

MECHANISM has a SCRABBLE points total of 18.

Is MECHANISM a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, mechanism is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
MECHANISM has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 21.

Is MECHANISM a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, mechanism is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
MECHANISM has a WORDFEUD points total of 19.

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