Therefore, the mechanism by which it can influence brain function is constrained.
He should also establish a mechanism in the prime minister's office to ensure that his decision is implemented.
I'll take this as a pushback against Bloomberg's mechanism - a half-limitation on portion sizes - as compared to the basic idea.
The mechanism of birth control is less important than the theological commitment to all pregnancies.
But like social science research, we don't have much of a mechanism to catch them.
Like the hands of a clock turned by mechanism, Paul came faithfully up to time.
It is in his attempt to explain the mechanism that we believe Weissman fails.
She invented a mystery of crime surrounded by everyday circumstances, yet avoiding the "detective novel" mechanism.
He taught us to believe there is a God from the mechanism of the world.
It was a part of the mechanism's internal, hydraulic system.
mechanism mech·a·nism (měk'ə-nĭz'əm)
A machine or mechanical appliance.
The arrangement of connected parts in a machine.
A system of parts that operate or interact like those of a machine.
An instrument or a process by which something is done or comes into being.
The involuntary and consistent response of an organism to a given stimulus.
A usually unconscious mental and emotional pattern that dominates behavior in a given situation or environment.
The sequence of steps in a chemical reaction.
The philosophical doctrine that all natural phenomena are explicable by material causes and mechanical principles.