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Blacksmith vs. Mechanic

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Blacksmithnoun

A person who forges iron.

Mechanicadjective

(archaic) mechanical; relating to the laws of motion in the art of constructing things

Blacksmithnoun

(informal) A person who shoes horses.

Mechanicadjective

(obsolete) Of or relating to a mechanic or artificer, or to the class of artisans; hence, rude; common; vulgar.

Blacksmithnoun

A blackish fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis punctipinnis).

Mechanicadjective

(obsolete) base

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Blacksmithverb

(intransitive) To work as a blacksmith.

Mechanicnoun

A manual worker; a labourer or artisan.

Blacksmithnoun

A smith who works in iron with a forge, and makes iron utensils, horseshoes, etc.

‘The blacksmith may forge what he pleases.’;

Mechanicnoun

Someone who builds or repairs machinery, a technician; now specifically, someone who works with and repairs the mechanical parts of a motor vehicle, aircraft or similar.

Blacksmithnoun

A fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis punctipinnis, or Heliastes punctipinnis), of a blackish color.

Mechanicnoun

A device, command, or feature which allows someone to achieve a specific task.

‘This game has a mechanic where if you run toward a ledge you automatically jump off rather than just falling.’;

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Blacksmithnoun

a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil

Mechanicnoun

A hit man.

Blacksmith

A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects primarily from wrought iron or steel, but sometimes from other metals, by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut (cf. tinsmith).

Mechanicnoun

The art of the application of the laws of motion or force to construction.

Mechanicnoun

A mechanician; an artisan; an artificer; one who practices any mechanic art; one skilled or employed in shaping and uniting materials, as wood, metal, etc., into any kind of structure, machine, or other object, requiring the use of tools, or instruments. Also, a technician who maintains or repairs machinery; as, an auto mechanic.

‘An art quite lost with our mechanics.’;

Mechanicadjective

Having to do with the application of the laws of motion in the art of constructing or making things; of or pertaining to mechanics; mechanical; as, the mechanic arts.

‘Mechanic slaves,With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers.’;

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Mechanicadjective

Of or pertaining to a mechanic or artificer, or to the class of artisans; hence, rude; common; vulgar.

‘To make a god, a hero, or a kingDescend to a mechanic dialect.’; ‘Sometimes he ply'd the strong, mechanic tool.’;

Mechanicadjective

Base.

Mechanicnoun

a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools

Mechanicnoun

someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles

Mechanicadjective

resembling the action of a machine;

‘from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet’;

Mechanic

A mechanic is an artisan, skilled tradesperson, or technician who uses tools to build, maintain, or repair machinery.

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