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Noun
A system of parts working together in a machine; a piece of machinery
“Our clock is a superb piece of engineering, and has a mechanism that is almost identical to Big Ben in London.”
Noun
A natural or established process by which something takes place or is brought about
“However, the underlying mechanism that brings about this restriction is less well understood.”
Noun
Any mechanical means for the conversion or control of motion, or the transmission or control of power
“The locking mechanism.”
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