Definition of mechanically adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//məˈkænɪkli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//məˈkænɪkli//
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  1. 1by power from an engine a mechanically powered vehicle
  2. 2using a machine or an engine The patient was mechanically ventilated. mechanically recovered meat
  3. 3in a way that is connected with mechanics (= the science of movement and force) The theory was flawed electrically, mechanically and energetically.
  4. 4without thinking, like a machine She spoke mechanically, as if thinking of something else.
  5. 5with a good understanding of how machines work He's always been mechanically minded.