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  Definition of machine
  1. 4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
  2. any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  3. a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
  4. a group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"
  5. an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine"
  6. an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"
  7. make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"
  8. turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
Similar Words: car, auto, automobile, motorcar, simple machine, political machine

 

Hyponyms: ambulance, beach wagon, station wagon, wagon, beach waggon, station waggon, waggon, bus, jalopy, heap, cab, hack, taxi, taxicab, compact, compact car, convertible, coupe, cruiser, police cruiser, patrol car, police car, prowl car, squad car, electric, electric automobile, electric car, gas guzzler, hardtop, hatchback, horseless carriage, hot rod, hot-rod, jeep, landrover, limousine, limo, loaner, minicar, minivan, Model T, pace car, racer, race car, racing car, roadster, runabout, two-seater, sedan, sports car, sport car, sport utility, sport utility vehicle, S.U.V., Stanley Steamer, stock car, subcompact, subcompact car, touring car, phaeton, tourer, assembly, bagger, calculator, calculating machine, calender, cash machine, cash dispenser, automated teller machine, automatic teller machine, automated teller, automatic teller, ATM, computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system, concrete mixer, cement mixer, corker, cotton gin, gin, decoder, farm machine, franking machine, hop-picker, hopper, machinery, machine tool, milking machine, mill, grinder, motor, pavior, paviour, paving machine, perpetual motion machine, pile driver, power shovel, excavator, digger, shovel, power tool, press, mechanical press, printing press, printer, printing machine, record player, phonograph, riveting machine, riveter, rivetter, self-feeder, feeder, simulator, slicer, slot machine, coin machine, snow thrower, snow blower, sorter, stamp, pestle, staple gun, staplegun, tacker, stapler, stapling machine, textile machine, time machine, trimmer, workhorse, Zamboni, inclined plane, lever, pulley, pulley-block, block, wheel, cyborg, bionic man, bionic woman

 

Derivational Morphology: automobile, machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic, machinery

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: آلة   Chinese: 机器  
Danish: maskine   Finnish: kone  
French: machine   German: Maschine  
Greek: μηχανή   Hebrew: מכונה  
Hungarian: gép   Ido: mashino  
Italian: macchina   Japanese: 機械  
Kurdish: makîne   Latin: machina  
Latvian: mašīna   Malayalam: യന്ത്രം  
Polish: maszyna   Portuguese: máquina  
Russian: машина   Serbian: stroj  
Slovene: stroj   Spanish: máquina  
Swedish: maskin   Yiddish: מאַשין  
 
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