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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 strong materials, for example to make parts for cars: The factory is equipped with a limited range of machine tools.machine tool makers/manufacturers/industry Machine tool manufacturers must adapt their technology to meet customer requirements.
(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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