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Machine 1

Definition: In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of which force and motion may be transmitted and modified, as a screw and its nut, or a lever arranged to turn about a fulcrum or a pulley about its pivot, etc.; especially, a construction, more or less complex, consisting of a combination of moving parts, or simple mechanical elements, as wheels, levers, cams, etc., with their supports and connecting framework, calculated to constitute a prime mover, or to receive force and motion from a prime mover or from another machine, and transmit, modify, and apply them to the production of some desired mechanical effect or work, as weaving by a loom, or the excitation of electricity by an electrical machine.

Machine 2

Definition: Any mechanical contrivance, as the wooden horse with which the Greeks entered Troy; a coach; a bicycle.

Machine 3

Definition: A person who acts mechanically or at will of another.

Machine 4

Definition: A combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use; as, the social machine.

Machine 5

Definition: A political organization arranged and controlled by one or more leaders for selfish, private or partisan ends.

Machine 6

Definition: Supernatural agency in a poem, or a superhuman being introduced to perform some exploit.

Machine 7

Definition: To subject to the action of machinery; to effect by aid of machinery; to print with a printing machine.

machine 8

Definition: 4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"

machine 9

Definition: any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

machine 10

Definition: a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point

machine 11

Definition: a group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"

machine 12

Definition: an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine"

machine 13

Definition: an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"

machine 14

Definition: make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"

machine 15

Definition: turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery

 

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