What is another word for mechanisms?

Pronunciation: [mˈɛkɐnˌɪzəmz] (IPA)

Mechanisms refer to the different processes, systems, and procedures used to achieve a specific goal. There are various synonyms for mechanisms that can be used interchangeably in different contexts. These include procedures, techniques, systems, approaches, methods, tactics, strategies, systems, processes, and structures. Other synonyms include engines, machines, devices, instruments, tools, and apparatus, which refers to physical mechanisms or equipment used in various industries. Different contexts may require different synonyms, but the general idea is to describe a way of achieving something or how a particular process works. By understanding these synonyms, it's easy to use them effectively in various settings, whether academic or more casual.

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Usage examples for Mechanisms

That these mechanisms will always be used in some degree is certain, but the most natural poetry will be that which uses them moderately, irregularly and only when the emotions and the ideas naturally clothe themselves in them.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
The identical words read as a matter of information in an instructive text, and read as an argument to the customer in a piece of propaganda, set entirely different mental mechanisms in motion.
"Psychology and Social Sanity"
Hugo Münsterberg
The reason that animals are often held in such low esteem by the world of science, is because people are apt to look upon them as natural mechanisms and overlook what they are doing and feeling.
"The Human Side of Animals"
Royal Dixon

Famous quotes with Mechanisms

  • Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
    Henry Ward Beecher
  • In the 19th century the anatomy of the eye was known in great detail and the sophisticated mechanisms it employs to deliver an accurate picture of the outside world astounded everyone who was familiar with them.
    Michael Behe
  • It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on.
    Michael Behe
  • For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell, as regards its basic physiological mechanisms, has remained one and the same. It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor.
    Albert Claude
  • The recent 'panic' to control greenhouse gas emissions and billions of dollars being dedicated for the task has me deeply concerned that US, and other countries are spending precious global funds to stop global warming, when it is primarily being driven by natural forcing mechanisms.
    Diane Douglas

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