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mechanical engineering

Definitions of mechanical engineering
  1. noun
    the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinery
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    tribology
    the branch of engineering that deals with the interaction of surfaces in relative motion (as in bearings or gears): their design and friction and wear and lubrication
    type of:
    applied science, engineering, engineering science, technology
    the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
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