Part of Speech: Noun
Definition: a person who repairs and maintains machinery, or motors.
Found in “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman
“ Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe
and strong, ” line1/line2
Mechanics are known to be strong and smart because they work on big machinery. In this poem the speaker is talking about the different jobs that makes America the place it is because everyone is always working everyday and that is what he hears.