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machine

 
Noun machine has 6 senses
  1. machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
    --1 is a kind of
    device
    --1 has particulars:
     assembly; bagger; calculator, calculating machine; calender; cash machine, cash dispenser, automated teller machine, automatic teller machine, automated teller, automatic teller, ATM; computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system; concrete mixer, cement mixer; corker; cotton gin, gin; decoder; farm machine; franking machine; hop-picker, hopper; machinery; machine tool; milking machine; mill, grinder; motor; pavior, paviour, paving machine; perpetual motion machine; pile driver; power shovel, excavator, digger, shovel; power tool; press, mechanical press; press, printing press; printer, printing machine; record player, phonograph; riveting machine, riveter, rivetter; self-feeder, feeder; simulator; slicer; slot machine, coin machine; snow thrower, snow blower; sorter; stamp, pestle; staple gun, staplegun, tacker; stapler, stapling machine; textile machine; time machine; trimmer; workhorse; Zamboni
    Derived forms: verb machine2, verb machine1
  2. machine - an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine"
    --2 is a kind of
    organization, organisation
  3. machine - an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"
    --3 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --3 has particulars: cyborg, bionic man, bionic woman
  4. car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar - 4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
    --4 is a kind of motor vehicle, automotive vehicle
    --4 has parts:
     accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun; air bag; auto accessory; automobile engine; automobile horn, car horn, motor horn, horn, hooter; buffer, fender; bumper; car door; car mirror; car seat; car window; fender, wing; first gear, first, low gear, low; floorboard; gasoline engine; glove compartment; grille, radiator grille; high gear, high; hood, bonnet, cowl, cowling; luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk; rear window; reverse; roof; running board; stabilizer bar, anti-sway bar; sunroof, sunshine-roof; tail fin, tailfin, fin; third gear, third; window
    --4 has particulars:
     ambulance; beach wagon, station wagon, wagon, beach waggon, station waggon, waggon; bus, jalopy, heap; cab, hack, taxi, taxicab; compact, compact car; convertible; coupe; cruiser, police cruiser, patrol car, police car, prowl car, squad car; electric, electric automobile, electric car; gas guzzler; hardtop; hatchback; horseless carriage; hot rod, hot-rod; jeep, landrover; limousine, limo; loaner; minicar; minivan; Model T; pace car; racer, race car, racing car; roadster, runabout, two-seater; sedan; sports car, sport car; sport utility, sport utility vehicle, S.U.V.; Stanley Steamer; stock car; subcompact, subcompact car; touring car, phaeton, tourer
  5. machine, political machine - a group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"
    --5 is a kind of organization, organisation
  6. machine, simple machine - a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
    --6 is a kind of mechanical device
    --6 has particulars:
     inclined plane; lever; pulley, pulley-block, block; wheel
Verb machine has 2 senses
  1. machine - turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
    --1 is one way to
    shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
    Derived forms: noun machine1, noun machinist1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. machine - make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"
    --2 is one way to
    produce, make, create
    Derived forms: noun machine1, noun machinist1, noun machinery1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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