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Noun: mechanics  mi'ka-niks
  1. The branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference
  2. The technical aspects of doing something
    "the mechanics of prose style";
    - mechanism
Noun: mechanic  mi'ka-nik
  1. A craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    - machinist, shop mechanic, mech [informal]
  2. Someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    - automobile mechanic, auto-mechanic, car-mechanic, grease monkey, mech [informal]

Type of: artificer, artisan, carrying into action, carrying out, craftsman, craftsperson, execution, journeyman, maintenance man, natural philosophy, performance, physics, repairman, service man

Encyclopedia: Mechanics