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machine

ma·chine

machine

 
 
pronunciation:
m shin
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device with a system of parts that work together to perform a task. Cars, computers, hair dryers, and vacuum cleaners are all examples of machines.
 
similar words:
apparatus, appliance, device, engine, invention, mechanism, motor
derivation: machinelike (adj.)
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