Definition of mechanology in English:

mechanology

noun

  • 1historical In the terminology of T. De Quincey: (the study of) the mechanisms of literary style. Compare organology .

  • 2The science of machines and mechanisms. Formerly also: a treatise dealing with this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859), essayist. From mechano- + -logy.

Pronunciation

mechanology

/ˌmɛkəˈnɒlədʒi/