1. auto mechanics the craft of building and repairing automobiles
  2. wave mechanics the modern form of quantum theory
  3. fluid mechanics study of the mechanics of fluids
  4. airplane mechanics the craft of building and repairing airplanes
  5. classical mechanics the branch of mechanics based on Newton's laws of motion
  6. celestial mechanics the branch of astronomy concerned with the application of Newton's laws of motion to the motions of heavenly bodies
  7. photomechanics the process whereby printing surfaces (plates or cylinders) are produced by photographic methods
  8. quantum mechanics the branch of quantum physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level; an extension of statistical mechanics based on quantum theory (especially the Pauli exclusion principle)
  9. slim chance little or no chance of success
  10. mechanics the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies
  11. puzzlement confusion resulting from failure to understand
  12. aeromechanics the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow
  13. plate tectonics the movement or study of the movement of Earth's crust
  14. pyrotechnics the craft of making fireworks
  15. polemics the branch of Christian theology devoted to the refutation of errors
  16. pusillanimous lacking in courage, strength, and resolution
  17. Newtonian mechanics the branch of mechanics based on Newton's laws of motion
  18. battle of Cunaxa battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne
  19. Pecten magellanicus a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
  20. ischemic anoxia anoxia resulting from slow peripheral circulation

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