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  • verb Present participle of mechanize.

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Examples

  • And that's what they want to continue, instead of paying more, having a smaller work force, and mechanizing, which is what they need to do.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2007

  • AngloGold's Mr. Cutifani also says that by increasingly mechanizing operations and having fewer people at the front end of mining work, the company can help cut the number of deaths each year.

    South African Miners Dig Deeper to Extend Gold Veins' Life Spans

  • During this time, companies are trying whatever they can to cut costs, including implementing child labor, mechanizing the plucking industry -- according to one of the workers: "the machines pluck everything including snakes and spiders, while the tea pluckers pluck tea" - and hiring casuals or "temporary" workers at lower wages and reduced benefits.

    Bernard Pollack: 1,000 Words About Kenya

  • He said that within 50 to 80 years, we would see the consequences of mechanizing the forces that had previously operated organically in the beehive -- including the breeding of queen bees artificially.

    Donna Henes: Bye-Bye Bees

  • These are decent, honest, kind, hardworking people who, ironically, possess many of the traditional skills being lost in our rampantly mechanizing culture: building things, growing food, and rearing children, for instance.

    Randall Amster: Phoenix Rising ... and the Struggle Continues

  • He said that within 50 to 80 years, we would see the consequences of mechanizing the forces that had previously operated organically in the beehive -- including the breeding of queen bees artificially.

    Donna Henes: Bye-Bye Bees

  • During this time, companies are trying whatever they can to cut costs, including implementing child labor, mechanizing the plucking industry -- according to one of the workers: "the machines pluck everything including snakes and spiders, while the tea pluckers pluck tea" -- and hiring casuals or "temporary" workers at lower wages and reduced benefits.

    Bernard Pollack: In Kenya, Workers in the Tea and Flower Industries Find Strength in Solidarity

  • For starters the greatest improvements in yields were from a combination of mechanizing the farming, irrigating and using chemicals.

    Will NYTimes Science Stoop To Propaganda?

  • In order to win the affection of farmers across the Continent who were mechanizing, it sponsored a World Plowing Match in Europe.

    The Prize

  • Another reason was the extent to which the car and truck the lorry, as the British call it had succeeded in mechanizing transport.

    The Prize

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