- a device that transmits or modifies force or motion.
- Also called sim·ple ma·chine . any of six or more elementary mechanisms, as the lever, wheel and axle, pulley, screw, wedge, and inclined plane.
- Also called com·plex ma·chine . a combination of simple machines.
- an automobile or airplane.
- a typewriter.
Origin of machine
OTHER WORDS FROM machinema·chine·less, adjectivean·ti·ma·chine, adjectiveun·ma·chined, adjective
How to use machine in a sentence
Hayes stumbled in through the front sliding doors, and he said doctors strapped him to electrocardiography machines.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done|Kyle Melnick|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Based on messenger RNA, it essentially transforms the cells of the body into tiny vaccine-making machines.Moderna has never distributed a product before. A Swiss company is here to help|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Many machines have been reconstructed and now they are forming a playground of many machines.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Apple silicon was already inside iPhones and iPads, but now it is taking on its most power-hungry machines.Apple’s M1 chip makes the new MacBook Air shockingly good|Stan Horaczek|November 18, 2020|Popular-Science
It essentially transforms the body’s cells into tiny vaccine making machines.Pfizer, BioNTech plan filing as COVID trials show their vaccine is 95% effective|kdunn6|November 18, 2020|Fortune
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MK Chambers Company Michigan-based supplier of specialty machining.After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage|Abby Haglage|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The barrels were sent to the Rock Island Arsenal for machining.
If necessary, a sketch or the dimensions of the article before machining are also given.
If it is due to bad material or bad machining, the question arises of how far the worker is to blame.
The process of manufacture of recuperators requires four steps—forging, rough machining, finish machining, and assembling.
It was found necessary to erect an entirely new shop for the machining of these howitzers.
British Dictionary definitions for machine
- (modifier) denoting a firearm that is fully automatic as distinguished from semiautomatic
- (in combination)machine pistol; machine gun