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Another word for mechanism

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Noun
  1. That by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

      1. The means or mode of acting; instrumentality.
      2. A business with agents that negotiate deals for clients:
      3. That by which something is done; means; instrumentality
      1. A person or thing that performs an action or brings about a certain result, or that is able to do so
      2. A means by which something is done or caused; an instrument.
      3. A force or substance that causes a change:
      1. Any of various devices for indicating or measuring conditions, performance, position, direction, etc. or, sometimes, for controlling operations, as in an aircraft
      2. A tool or implement, esp. one used for delicate work or for scientific or artistic purposes
      3. A thing by means of which something is done; means
      1. A subsidiary branch, as of a government, by means of which functions or policies are carried out.
      2. The condition, quality, or fact of being instrumental, or serving as a means
      3. A means or agency
      1. The instruments used, as in a mechanical apparatus or in a particular musical score, band, etc.
      2. The study, development, and manufacture of instruments, as for scientific or industrial use.
      3. The act of using or adapting as an instrument; a series or combination of instruments; means; agency.
      1. One that acts as an agent between persons or things; a means.
      2. A person or organisation in an intermediate position in a supply chain of goods or services
      3. Any medium, means, or agency
      1. Something having a position, quality, or condition midway between extremes; a medium.
      2. The average value of a set of numbers.
      3. (Mathematics) A number that typifies a set of numbers, such as a geometric mean or an arithmetic mean.
      1. A specific kind of artistic technique or means of expression as determined by the materials used or the creative methods involved:
      2. (Physics) A substance that propagates energy or signals through space via changes in its own state:
      3. A middle state or degree; mean
      1. (Music) An instrument consisting of a number of pipes that sound tones when supplied with air and a keyboard that operates a mechanism controlling the flow of air to the pipes.
      2. A large wind instrument consisting of various sets of pipes which, as they are opened by corresponding keys on one or more keyboards, allow passage to a column of compressed air that causes sound by vibration
      3. An instrument or means of communication, especially a periodical issued by a political party, business firm, or other group.
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    means

Another word for mechanism