un mechanistic

mechanistic

[mek-uh-nis-tik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the theory of mechanism or to mechanists.
2.
of or pertaining to mechanics.

Origin:
1880–85; mechanist + -ic

mechanistically, adverb
antimechanistic, adjective
antimechanistically, adverb
nonmechanistic, adjective
semimechanistic, adjective
unmechanistic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To un mechanistic
Collins
World English Dictionary
mechanistic (ˌmɛkəˈnɪstɪk)
 
adj
1.  philosophy of or relating to the theory of mechanism
2.  maths of or relating to mechanics
 
mecha'nistically
 
adv

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

mechanistic mech·a·nis·tic (měk'ə-nĭs'tĭk)
adj.

  1. Mechanically determined.

  2. Of or relating to the philosophy of mechanism, especially one that tends to explain phenomena only by reference to physical or biological causes.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature