Definition of Mechanical device
1. Noun. Mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles.
Generic synonyms: Mechanism
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mechanical Device
Literary usage of Mechanical device
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1. Sonnenschein's Cyclopædia of Education: A Handbook of Reference on All by Alfred Ewen Fletcher (1889)
"... But no mechanical device has been at once so simple and so effective as the invention of a local value for figures, ie the fixing the first line for ..."
2. Railway Signaling by Everett Edgar King (1921)
"A mechanical device connected to a unit in order to insure that one or more other ... A mechanical device in connection with an interlocking signal lever to ..."