machines (plural noun)
  1. an apparatus using mechanical power and having several parts, each with a definite function and together performing a particular task.
    "a fax machine"
    • a coin-operated dispenser.
      "a cigarette machine"
    • technical
      any device that transmits a force or directs its application.
    • an efficient and well-organized group of powerful people.
      "the party's fund-raising is helping it to build a formidable political machine"
    • a person who acts with the mechanical efficiency of a machine.
      "comedians are more than just laugh machines"
machines (third person present) · machined (past tense) · machined (past participle) · machining (present participle)
  1. make or operate on with a machine.
    "the cylinder covers are waiting to be machined"
mid 16th century (originally denoting a structure): from French, via Latin from Doric Greek makhana ( Greek mēkhanē, from mēkhos ‘contrivance’).
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How to use machine in a sentence?
it may well be the non-judgemental personality of a machine that motivates a child to persevere.
the continual performance of a single task reduces a man to the level of a machine.
every so often the machine would lose control and simply side-slip into the ground.
the kitchen has a gas cooker point and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.
the party's fund-raising is helping it to build a formidable political machine.
your machine can take a fair amount of punishment before falling to bits.
a machine scans your clothed body and measures bone-mineral quantity.
the machine gentle tumbles the clothes in cool air for ten minutes.
as your machine is under warranty, I suggest getting it checked.
the machine refines the shape of the stone and gives it polish.
Bert was giving the machine a final wipe over with an oily rag.
carefully machine the seam, following the direction of the nap.
the machine is ideal for trimming the waist, hips, and thighs.
the sheets moved through rollers and down the folding machine.
cleaning of the machine should include clearance of blockages.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)masjien
Arabic (NOUN)آلة, الجهاز, الاله, جهاز, ماكينة, الماكينة, الآلات, الآلية
Bangla মেশিন
Bosnian (Latin) stroj
Bulgarian (NOUN)машина, автомат, компютър
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)màquina, mαquina, automàtica, ordinador, equip
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (NOUN)stroj, mašina, računalu, rublja, uređaj, aparat
Czech (NOUN)stroj, počítače, automat, přístroj
Danish (NOUN)maskine, apparat, computer
Dutch (NOUN)toestel, computer
Estonian (NOUN)masin, kohapeal, arvuti
Fijian na misini ni
Filipino makina
Finnish (NOUN)koneen, kone, koneistaa, konetta, Machinen, tietokoneen, laite
French (NOUN)ordinateur, appareil, usiner
German (NOUN)Maschine, Computer, Rechner, Gerät, Automaten
Greek (NOUN)μηχανή, πολυβόλο, υπολογιστή, ρούχων
Haitian Creole machin
Hebrew (NOUN)מכונת, המכונה, מכונה, למכונת, במכונת, מחשב, המחשב, במחשב, מכונות, למחשב, המכשיר
Hindi (NOUN)मशीन
Hmong Daw tshuab
Hungarian (NOUN)gép, gépet, gépen, gépi, géppel, gépre, géphez, automata, számítógép, gépek, készülék
Icelandic (NOUN)vél, vélinni, vélar, tölvu
Indonesian (NOUN)mesin, mengejar mesin
Italian (NOUN)macchina, computer, apparecchio
Japanese (NOUN)マシン, 機械, 機, コンピューター, 装置
Kiswahili (NOUN)mashine, mtambo
Klingon HablI'
Korean (NOUN)기계, 머신, 컴퓨터, 기계의, 기계가, 기계로, 시스템, 기, 기기, 장비
Latvian (NOUN)mašīna, iekārta, aparāts, datora, automātu, mehānisms, atbildētājs, ierīce
Lithuanian (NOUN)mašina, aparatas, įrengimų, automatų, staklės, kompiuteryje
Malagasy milina
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)Mesin
Maltese (NOUN)magna, makna, kompjuter, magni
Norwegian Bokmål maskinen
Persian (NOUN)ماشین, دستگاه, ماشين
Polish (NOUN)maszyna, komputera, Obrabiarki, urządzenia, automat
Portuguese (NOUN)máquina, computador, aparelho
Querétaro Otomi máquina
Romanian (NOUN)maşină, aparat, calculatorul, mario
Russian (NOUN)машина, станок, компьютере, автомат, аппарат, устройство
Samoan masini
Serbian (Cyrillic) машина
Serbian (Latin) mašina
Slovak (NOUN)stroj, počítači, Automat
Slovenian (NOUN)stroj, računalniku, avtomatu, naprava
Spanish (NOUN)máquina, equipo, aparato
Swedish (NOUN)maskin, dator, apparaten
Tahitian matini
Tamil இயந்திரம்
Telugu మెషిన్
Thai (NOUN)เครื่อง, จักร
Tongan misini
Turkish (NOUN)makine, tezgah
Ukrainian (NOUN)машина, автомат, верстат, апарат, комп'ютері
Urdu (NOUN)مشین, تخدیر, مشینی
Vietnamese (NOUN)máy, máy tính, cỗ máy, máy móc
Welsh (NOUN)peiriant, beiriannau, cyfrifiadur
Yucatec Maya máquina
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