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Synonyms for machine

Synonyms for machine

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

an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently

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

a group that controls the activities of a political party

a motor vehicle with four wheels

turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery

make by machinery

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"Nobody; the incident that you have in mind was caused by my folly in leaving a machine in action with nothing to act upon, while I undertook the interminable task of enlightening your understanding.
"I'm going to wish you good night; and I'll add the hope that the machine which you inadvertently left in action will have her gloves on the next time you think it needful to stop her."
We cannot see it, nor can we appreciate this machine, any more than we can the spoke of a wheel spinning, or a bullet flying through the air.
`Would you like to see the Time Machine itself?' asked the Time Traveller.
And I knew that on the morrow I would not go back to my machine at the cannery.
Osborne, was kept a profound secret from the public - the only persons entrusted with the design being those actually engaged in the construction of the machine, which was built (under the superintendence of Mr.
It is of vast dimensions, containing more than 40,000 cubic feet of gas ; but as coal gas was employed in place of the more expensive and inconvenient hydrogen, the supporting power of the machine, when fully inflated, and immediately after inflation, is not more than about 2500 pounds.
"I mean Man," said Father Brown, "the most unreliable machine I know of.
I tried the machine first just in order to test the thing in other ways afterwards and the machine, sir, is right."
And then she turned to the machine and asked in an eager tone: "Do you know the Land of Oz, Tiktok?"
Levin," Vronsky said, smiling, "but most likely he has never seen the machines he condemns; or if he has seen and tried any, it must have been after a queer fashion, some Russian imitation, not a machine from abroad.
"You'll see 'em, fast enough," said the soldier, and led his machine out into the road.
Alfred Butteridge from the Crystal Palace to Glasgow and back in a small businesslike-looking machine heavier than air--an entirely manageable and controllable machine that could fly as well as a pigeon.
"But you can't break the machines," Ernest replied.
And in that day there won't be any destruction of the machines. The struggle then will be for the ownership of the machines.