Translation of "machine" - English-Spanish dictionary

machine

noun uk /məˈʃiːn/ us /məˈʃin/

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

(Translation 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.

(Translation of “machine” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)