Machine

A machine is a tool containing one or more parts that uses energy to perform an intended action. Machines are usually powered by mechanical, chemical, thermal, or electrical means, and are often motorized. Historically, a power tool also required moving parts to classify as a machine. However, the advent of electronics has led to the development o...
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machine

[n] - an efficient person 2. [n] - an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently 3. [n] - a group that controls the activities of a political party 4. [n] - a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point 5. [n] - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or m...
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Machine

• (n.) A combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use; as, the social machine. • (n.) 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 ar...
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machine

noun a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
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machine

political machine noun a group that controls the activities of a political party; `he was endorsed by the Democratic machine`
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Machine

[Exo song] `Machine` is a R&B song of electronic-dubstep genre performed by South Korean-Chinese boy bands Exo-K and Exo-M. Available in both Korean and Mandarin, the song was included in their first min-album Mama which was digitally released on April 9, 2012 under the record label of S.M. Entertainment. ==Production== The song is of elect...
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Machine

[mechanical] Machines employ power to achieve desired forces and movement (motion). A machine has a power source and actuators that generate forces and movement, and a system of mechanisms that shape the actuator input to achieve a specific application of output forces and movement. Modern machines often include computers and sensors that m...
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Machine

[patent] In United States patent law, a machine is one of the four principal categories of things that may be patented. The other three are a process (also termed a method), an article of manufacture (also termed a manufacture), and a composition of matter. In United States patent law, that same terminology has been in use since the first p...
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Machine

Ma┬Ěchine' (mȧ*shēn') noun [ French, from Latin machina machine, engine, device, trick, Greek ..., from ... means, expedient. Confer Mechanic .] 1. In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of which for...
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Machine

Ma┬Ěchine' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Machined ; present participle & verbal noun Machining .] To subject to the action of machinery; to effect by aid of machinery; to print with a printing machine.
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machine

1. 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 combinatio...
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machine

A device that performs useful work by transmitting, modifying, or transforming motion, forces, and energy. There are three basic machines, the inclined plane, the lever, and the wheel and axle; from these, and adaptations of these, are built up all true machines, no matter how complex they may appea...
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machine

a mechanical or electrical device that transmits energy
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MACHINE

A piece of stationary or mobile equipment having a self-contained power plant that is operated off-road and used for the movement of material. Machines include, but are not limited to, tractors, skidders, front-end loaders, scrapers, graders, bulldozers, swing yarders, log stackers, log loaders, and mechanical felling devices, such as tree shears a...
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Machine

An assembly of linked parts or components, at least one of which moves, with the appropriate actuators, control and power circuits, joined together for specific application, in particular for the processing, treatment moving or packaging of material.
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Machine

Any mechanical or electrical device that performs a task for people.
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machine

device, having a unique purpose, that augments or replaces human or animal effort for the accomplishment of physical tasks. This broad category ... [11 related articles]
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machine

In mechanics, device that allows a small force (the effort) to overcome a larger one (the load). There are three basic machines: the inclined plane (ramp), the lever, and the wheel and axle. All other machines are combinations of these three basic types. Simple machines derived from the inclined plane include the wedge and the screw; the sp...
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machine

machine, arrangement of moving and stationary mechanical parts used to perform some useful work or to provide transportation. From a historical perspective, many of the first machines were the result of human efforts to improve war-making capabilities; the term engineer at one time had an exclusivel...
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machine

Type: Term Pronunciation: mă-shēn′ Definitions: 1. Any mechanical apparatus or device.
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