1) The act of measuring; a measured quantity.
Verbal noun of → measure.
Fr.: incertitude de mesure
The interval within which lies the actually measured value of a physical quantity and the true value of the same physical quantity.
A person who repairs and maintains machinery, motors, etc. (Dictionary.com). Same as → mechanician.
1) Of, connected with, produced by → mechanics.
Fr.: énergie mécanique
Fr.: équilibre mécanique
1) The state of a → rigid body if, as viewed from an
→ inertial frame of rest: 1) the
→ linear acceleration of its
→ center of mass is zero, and 2) its
→ angular acceleration about any axis
fixed in this reference frame is zero. The center of mass may
be moving with constant velocity and the body may be rotating
about a fixed axis with constant angular velocity.
mechanical equivalent of heat
ham-arz-e mekâniki-ye garmâ (#)
Fr.: équivalent mécanique de chaleur
Same as → Joule's constant.
Fr.: mélange mécanique
tavân-e mekâniki (#)
Fr.: puissance mécanique
Fr.: système mécanique
1) Any system of elements that interact according to the laws of
→ mechanics (as distinguished from chemical,
electrical, thermal, etc.).
Fr.: vent mécanique
A process in which matter is shed into a → Keplerian disk from a star rotating at the → critical velocity. The disk is probably destroyed by the pressure exerted by the stellar radiation and finally matter is lost. Such a process seems to occur around → Be stars which are stars rotating at or very near the critical limit (Meynet et al. 2007, arXiv:0709.2275).
1) In a mechanical manner; by a mechanism.
A person skilled in constructing, working, or repairing machines; mechanic; machinist (Dictionary.com).
From → mechanic + -ian.
mekânik (#), sâzokârik
1) The structure or arrangement of parts of a machine or similar device, or of
From Mod.L. mechanismus, from Gk. mekhane, → machine.
Sâzokâr, literally "making and working," from sâz "apparatus; (musical) instrument," from sâzidan, sâxtan "to build, make, fashion; to adapt, adjust, be fit" (from Mid.Pers. sâxtan, sâz-, Manichean Parthian s'c'dn "to prepare, to form;" Av. sak- "to understand, to mark," sâcaya- (causative) "to teach") + kâr "work," from kardan "to do, to make" (Mid.Pers. kardan; O.Pers./Av. kar- "to do, make, build;" Av. kərənaoiti "he makes;" cf. Skt. kr- "to do, to make," krnoti "he makes, he does," karoti "he makes, he does," karma "act, deed;" PIE base kwer- "to do, to make").
Statistics: The middle value in a sample sorted into ascending order.
If the sample contains an even number of values, the median is defined as the mean of
the middle two.
Miyâné from miyân, → middle, + -é nuance suffix.
The art or science of restoring or preserving health or due physical condition, as by means of drugs, surgical operations or appliances, or manipulations (Dictionary.com).
M.E. medicin, from O.Fr. medecine "art of healing, cure," from L. medicina "the healing art; a remedy," feminine of medicinus (adj.) "of a doctor," from medicus "a physician;" PIE root *med- "to measure, limit, consider, advise," → dimension; cf. Av. vi-mad- "physician;" Gk. medein "to rule;" L. meditari "think or reflect on, consider," → meditation; Ir. miduir "judge;" O.E. metan "to measure out."
Pezeški, from pezešk "physician," from Mid.Pers. bizešk "physician," bêšâz "medicinal;" Av. bišaz- "to cure, heal;" cf. Skt. bhisaj- "healer, physician."
To engage in thought or contemplation; reflect. → consider.
Back formation from → meditation.
Segâlidan "to meditate, consider, think," from Mid.Pers. uskaridan "to think, consider, discuss," from us-, → ex-, + kar- "to observe, to consider;" related to engâridan, negaristan, âgâridan, → consider.
The act of meditating. → consideration.
From L. meditatatus p.p. of meditari "to think over, reflect, consider," from PIE root *med- "to measure, limit, consider, advise," → mode.
Verbal noun of → meditate.
An intervening substance through which an effect is produced; surrounding objects, conditions, or influences; environment. → interstellar medium.
From L. medium, from neut. of adj. medius "middle," from PIE *medhyo- "middle;" cf. Av. maδəma- "middle," as below.
Madim, from Av. maδəma- [adj.] "middle, being in the middle; middling, of a middling size or quality," maiδim "in the midst of," maiδyāna- "the middle;" cf. Skt. mádhya- "middle;" Gk. messos; Goth. midjis; O.E. midd "middle;" O.C.S. medzu "between," Arm. mej "middle;" L. medium, as above.