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mechanics

 [mĕ-kan´iks]
the science dealing with the motions of material bodies.
body mechanics the application of kinesiology to use of the body in daily life activities and to the prevention and correction of problems related to posture.

me·chan·ics

(mĕ-kan'iks),
The science of the action of forces in promoting motion or equilibrium.
[see mechanical]

mechanics

Physics
The body of science concerned with the behaviour of bodies when subjected to external forces, much of which is encompassed in Newton’s three laws of motion.

Vox populi
Two or more individuals trained and experienced in repairing a vehicle, usually understood to mean an automobile.

me·chan·ics

(mĕ-kan'iks)
The science of the action of forces in promoting motion or equilibrium.
See: mechanical

Patient discussion about mechanics

Q. How does an allergic response occur? I don’t understand the exact mechanism of allergies. Can someone explain this?

A. In the early stages of allergy, a type I hypersensitivity reaction against an allergen, encountered for the first time, causes a response in a type of immune cell called a TH2 lymphocyte, that interact with other lymphocytes called B cells, whose role is production of antibodies. The secreted IgE antibody circulates in the blood and binds to an IgE-specific receptor (a kind of Fc receptor called FceRI) on the surface of other kinds of immune cells called mast cells and basophils, which are both involved in the acute inflammatory response. The IgE-coated cells, at this stage are sensitized to the allergen. If later exposure to the same allergen occurs, the allergen can bind to the IgE molecules held on the surface of the mast cells or basophils and cause a full reaction.

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All efforts to get in touch with the chairman of the mechanic village as of the time of filing this report proved abortive as Sunday Tribune's correspondent was prevented from gaining entry.
This year's National Motorcycle Mechanics Skills Olympics 12 finalists were Alberto Alabar of Du Ek Sam Talisay City, Jun Mar Suplio of Jied Motohaus Mati, Jared Yanga of Guanzon Merchandising Caloocan City, Sherald Anthony Publico of Desmark Corporation Calinan, Arnyl Librea of Desmark Corporation Tagum City, Mark John Blas of Desmark Corporation Calamba City, Jussel Bargamento of United Motoliance Guihulngan, Henry Balais of Motortrade Topline Guimba, Regnes Arenas of Desmark Corporation Tuburan, Jester Monsanto of Summit Superbikes Candelaria, Norman Nueva of Desmark Corporation San Pedro Davao City, and Lou Jaysson Landicho of Honda Prestige Traders Incorporated.
After repair and diagnosis, the mechanic cleans up the motorcycle for the customer.
Mohammad Abbas staff member of mobile mechanic service told that the service which was started few months before was only for the riders of Islamabad Highway and now after getting the appreciation of work from public, the scope of this service has been extended to other roads inside Islamabad too.
He said for him car repairing was a skill he inherited from his father who was also a renowned mechanic.
Another evidence cited was Mechanic's Valentine's Day post with Berns.
Caption: Jonathan Mechanic, FFHSJ; EB Kelly, Tishman Speyer
"The circumstances vary state by state." The mechanic's lien is treated as any other secured claim.
National and state agricultural education classroom and laboratory recommendations have been established to allow for safe authentic experiential learning activities in agricultural mechanics laboratory.
Potential licensees in the automotive repair accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize Mechanic Creeper on a worldwide basis.
Convict Antonis Prokopiou Kitas, who is being held in the same prison wing as the hairdresser, told police that the mechanic had allegedly been part of an arson attack against a hair salon.
The national finals of the Castrol Golden Spanner Ustaad Mechanic contest held in Mumbai, today had three rounds of contests including - a Quiz, Jigsaw puzzle round and a live car diagnostic / repair test.