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1. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction.

Synonyms

  • chemical action
  • chemical change
  • chemical mechanism
  • biochemical mechanism

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • defense
  • dangerous

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

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2. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] the technical aspects of doing something.

Synonyms

  • execution
  • mechanics
  • carrying out
  • performance

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

3. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function.

Synonyms

  • transmission mechanism
  • barrier
  • natural object

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • stabilisation
  • stabilization

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

4. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function.

Synonyms

  • control
  • drive
  • cartridge remover
  • gear
  • steering linkage
  • actuator
  • mechanical device
  • action
  • whirler
  • delayed action
  • extractor
  • tape drive
  • action mechanism
  • cartridge ejector
  • cooling
  • drive line system
  • ignition system
  • clockwork
  • robot
  • axis of rotation
  • drive line
  • fail-safe
  • steering system
  • workings
  • golem
  • tape transport
  • steering mechanism
  • device
  • radiator
  • axis
  • automaton
  • gear mechanism
  • hydraulic system
  • cartridge extractor
  • controller
  • transport
  • lock
  • carriage
  • ignition
  • film advance
  • ejector
  • rotating mechanism
  • works
  • homing device

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

5. mechanism

noun. ['ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm'] (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes.

Synonyms

  • philosophical doctrine

Antonyms

  • rotor
  • activation

Etymology

  • mechanismus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word biochemical-mechanism


1. Noun Phrase
Inside the shell also is the endosperm, the food that nourishes the embryo during its early stages of grown Seeds absorb water, activating the biochemical mechanisms required for germination and growth.

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