HyperDic: machine

English > 8 senses of the word machine:
NOUNartifactmachineany mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
person machinean efficient person
groupmachinean intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently
artifactmachine, simple machinea device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
groupmachine, political machinea group that controls the activities of a political party
artifactmachine, car, auto, automobile, motorcara motor vehicle with four wheels
VERBcreationmachineturn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
creationmachinemake by machinery
machine > pronunciation
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English > machine: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks.
NarrowerZamboniThe trademark for a machine that smooths the ice in an ice-skating rink
assemblyA group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
baggerA machine for putting objects or substances into bags
calculator, calculating machineA small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
calenderA machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers
cash machine, cash dispenser, automated teller machine, automatic teller machine, automated teller, automatic teller, ATMAn unattended machine (outside some banks) that dispenses money when a personal coded card is used
comberA machine that separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool
computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
concrete mixer, cement mixerA machine with a large revolving drum in which cement is mixed with other materials to make concrete
corkerA machine that is used to put corks in bottles
cotton gin, ginA machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
decoderA machine that converts a coded text into ordinary language
farm machineA machine used in farming
franking machineA machine that automatically stamps letters or packages passing through it and computes the total charge
hop-picker, hopperA machine used for picking hops
machine toolA powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials
machinerymachines or machine systems collectively
milking machinemachine consisting of a suction apparatus for milking cows mechanically
motormachine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
pavior, paviour, paving machineA machine for laying pavement
perpetual motion machineA machine that can continue to do work indefinitely without drawing energy from some external source
pile driverA machine that drives piling into the ground
power shovel, excavator, digger, shovelA machine for excavating
power toolA tool driven by a motor
press, mechanical pressAny machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids / liquids or compress solids
press, printing pressA machine used for printing
printer, printing machineA machine that prints
record player, phonographmachine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
riveting machine, riveter, rivetterA machine for driving rivets
self-feeder, feederA machine that automatically provides a supply of some material
simulatorA machine that simulates an environment for the purpose of training or research
slicerA machine for cutting
slot machine, coin machineA machine that is operated by the insertion of a coin in a slot
snow thrower, snow blowerA machine that removes snow by scooping it up and throwing it forcefully through a chute
sorterA machine for sorting things (such as punched cards or letters) into classes
stamp, pestlemachine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
staple gun, staplegun, tackerA hand-held machine for driving staples home
stapler, stapling machineA machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together
textile machineA machine for making textiles
time machineA science fiction machine that is supposed to transport people or objects into the past or the future
trimmerA machine that trims timber
workhorsemachine that performs dependably under heavy use
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Nounsmachinista craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
Verbsmachinemake by machinery
machineturn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
English > machine: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn efficient person.
Example"the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"
Narrowercyborg, bionic man, bionic womanA human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
English > machine: 8 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAn intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently.
Example"the war machine"
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
English > machine: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point.
Synonymsimple machine
Narrowerinclined planeA simple machine for elevating objects
leverA simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum
pulley, pulley-block, pulley block, blockA simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
wheelA simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishmáquina, máquina simple
English > machine: 8 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningA group that controls the activities of a political party.
Example"he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"
Synonympolitical machine
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
English > machine: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.
Synonymscar, auto, automobile, motorcar
Category ofalternatorAn old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
backseatA seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
chattel, personal chattel, movablepersonal as opposed to real property
grip, traction, adhesive frictionThe friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
hopped-up(of an automobile) having the engine modified to give extra power
passenger, riderA traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
rental, rentingThe act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
road mapA map showing roads (for automobile travel)
showroom, salesroom, saleroomAn area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed
spark lever(on early automobiles) a lever mounted on the steering column and used to adjust the timing of the ignition
tunnelA passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)
Partsaccelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunA pedal that controls the throttle valve
air bagA safety restraint in an automobile
auto accessoryAn accessory for an automobile
automobile engineThe engine that propels an automobile
automobile horn, car horn, motor horn, horn, hooterA device on an automobile for making a warning noise
buffer, fenderA cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact
bumperA mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
car doorThe door of a car
car mirrorA mirror that the driver of a car can use
car seatA seat in a car
car windowA window in a car
fender, wingA barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud
first gear, first, low gear, lowThe lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle
floorboardThe floor of an automobile
gasoline engine, petrol engineAn internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline
glove compartmentcompartment on the dashboard of a car
grille, radiator grillegrating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
high gear, highA forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
hood, bonnet, cowl, cowlingprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk, bootBritish term for the luggage compartment in a car
rear windowcar window that allows vision out of the back of the car
reverse, reverse gearThe gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
roofprotective covering on top of a motor vehicle
running boardA narrow footboard serving as a step beneath the doors of some old cars
stabilizer bar, anti-sway barA rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks
sunroof, sunshine-roofAn automobile roof having a sliding or raisable panel
tail fin, tailfin, finOne of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
third gear, thirdThe third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle
windowA transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back
NarrowerModel TThe first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine
Stanley SteamerA steam-powered automobile
ambulanceA vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
beach wagon, station wagon, wagon, estate car, beach waggon, station waggon, waggonA car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
bus, jalopy, heapA car that is old and unreliable
cab, hack, taxi, taxicabA car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
compact, compact carA small and economical car
convertibleA car that has top that can be folded or removed
coupeA car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment
cruiser, police cruiser, patrol car, police car, prowl car, squad carA car in which policemen cruise the streets
electric, electric automobile, electric carA car that is powered by electricity
gas guzzlerA car with relatively low fuel efficiency
hardtopA car that resembles a convertible but has a fixed rigid top
hatchbackA car having a hatchback door
horseless carriageAn early term for an automobile
hot rod, hot-rodA car modified to increase its speed and acceleration
jeep, landroverA car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
limousine, limolarge luxurious car
loanerA car that is lent as a replacement for one that is under repair
minicarA car that is even smaller than a subcompact car
minivanA small box-shaped passenger van
pace carA high-performance car that leads a parade of competing cars through the pace lap and then pulls off the course
racer, race car, racing carA fast car that competes in races
roadster, runabout, two-seaterAn open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat
sedan, saloonA car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
sport utility, sport utility vehicle, S.U.V., SUVA high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
sports car, sport carA small low car with a high-powered engine
stock carA car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales
subcompact, subcompact carA car smaller than a compact car
touring car, phaeton, tourerlarge open car seating four with folding top
used-car, secondhand carA car that has been previously owned
Broadermotor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Spanishautomóvil, auto, carro, coche, máquina, turismo, vehículo
Catalanautomobil, automòbil, auto, cotxe, turisme
Nounsmachinista craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
English > machine: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningTurn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Nounsmachineany mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
machinista craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
English > machine: 8 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningmake by machinery.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Spanishhacer a máquina
Nounsmachineany mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
machinerymachines or machine systems collectively
machinista craftsman skilled in operating machine tools

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