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MACHINE





Definition:

  1. [noun] any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

  2. [noun] an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine"

  3. [noun] an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"

  4. [noun] 4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
    Synonyms: car, auto, automobile, motorcar

  5. [noun] a group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"
    Synonyms: political

  6. [noun] a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
    Synonyms: simple

  7. [verb] turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery

  8. [verb] make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"

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