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Overview of noun machine

The noun machine has 6 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (33) machine

(any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks)

2. (2) machine

(an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine")

3. (2) machine

(an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine")

4. (1) machine, simple machine

(a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point)

5. machine, political machine

(a group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine")

6. car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar

(a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work")

Overview of verb machine

The verb machine has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. machine

(turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery)

2. machine

(make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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