el mecánico
-the mechanic
See the entry for mecánico.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (relative to mechanics)
a. mechanical
Sacó la carrera en ingeniería mecánica y ahora se especializa en sistemas de ventilación.She got her degree in mechanical engineering and now she specializes in ventilation systems.
2. (without thinking)
a. mechanical
Siempre dices lo mismo como respuesta mecánica.You always just give the same mechanical response.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (profession)
a. mechanic (automotive)
Mi hermano es mecánico. A lo mejor podría arreglar tu carro a buen precio.My brother is a mechanic. Maybe he could fix your car for a good price.
b. fitter (industrial machines)
Trabaja muchas horas como mecánico y fabrica máquinas muy complicadas.He works really long days as a fitter, and he manufactures very complicated machines.
c. repairman (masculine)
¿Llamas al mecánico? Se ha dejado un destornillador aquí.Would you call the repairman? He left a screwdriver here.
d. repairwoman (feminine)
Ya vino la mecánica y nos dijo que la fotocopiadora está funcionando perfectamente.The repairwoman already came and she said the photocopy machine is working fine.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. mechanical
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (persona)
a. mechanic
mecánico dentistadental technician
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mecánicoa mecánica
1 (gen) mechanical; (con motor) power; (de máquinas) machine;
2 [+gesto, trabajo] mechanical
[de coches] mechanic; grease monkey (familiar); (EEUU) (operario) machinist; (ajustador) fitter; repair man/woman; (Aeronáutica) rigger; fitter; (conductor) driver; chauffeur
mecánico/a de vuelo flight engineer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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