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machine

noun

1 machine

Any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks.

Roget 633: machinery, mechanism, engineering.    instrument, organ, tool, implement, utensil, machine, engine, lathe, gin, mill; air engine, ... show more

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Dutch: automaat, automobiel, machine
Polish: maszyna



2 machine

An efficient person.

Polish: automat, maszyna, maszynka

3 machine

An intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently.

4 machine

A device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point.

synonym: simple machine.

Polish: maszyna prosta

5 machine

A group that controls the activities of a political party:
— He was endorsed by the Democratic machine.

synonym: political machine.

Polish: aparat

6 machine

A motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.

synonyms: auto, automobile, car, motorcar.

Dutch: kar, auto, automobiel, wagen
Polish: osobówka, samochód osobowy

verb

1 machine

Turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery.

2 machine

Make by machinery.


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