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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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