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Translation of "machine" - English-Spanish dictionary

machine

noun   /məˈʃiːn/
A2 a piece of equipment with moving parts that uses power to do a particular job máquina a machine for making bread a coffee machine
a computer ordenador
(Definition of machine from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

machine

noun /məˈʃiːn/
a working arrangement of wheels, levers or other parts, driven eg by human power, electricity etc, or operating electronically, producing power and/or motion for a particular purpose máquina a sewing-machine.
a vehicle, especially a motorbike máquina That’s a fine machine you have!
machinery noun
machines in general maquinaria Nowadays, most products are made by machinery rather than by hand.
the workings or processes mecanismo the machinery of government.
machinist noun
a person skilled in the use of machines, eg a sewing-machine, or electrical tools mecánico, operario She’s a machinist in a clothes factory.
machine-gun noun
an automatic gun that fires very rapidly ametralladora (also adjective) the sound of machine-gun fire.
machine tool noun
a power-driven machine that shapes metal, wood, or plastics by cutting, pressing, or drilling. máquina herramienta
machinery does not have a plural.
(Definition of machine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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