machine tool Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"machine tool" in British English

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machine toolnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​tool that uses ​power to ​cut and ​shapemetal or other ​strongmaterials: The ​carindustry uses ​machinetools for ​cuttingcarbodyparts.
(Definition of machine tool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"machine tool" in Business English

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machine toolnoun [C]

uk   us   PRODUCTION
a ​tool used in a ​factory that uses ​power to ​cut and ​shape metal or other ​strongmaterials, for ​example to make ​parts for ​cars: The ​factory is ​equipped with a ​limitedrange of ​machinetools.machine tool makers/manufacturers/industry Machine ​toolmanufacturers must ​adapt their ​technology to ​meetcustomerrequirements.
(Definition of machine tool from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “machine tool”
in Chinese (Simplified) 机床, 工具机…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機床, 工具機…
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