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machinery

ma·chin·er·y

machinery

 
 
pronunciation:
m shi n ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: machineries
definition 1: machines, collectively.
synonyms:
apparatus
similar words:
equipment, gadgetry, paraphernalia, tools
definition 2: the functioning parts of a machine.
similar words:
mechanism, workings
definition 3: any process or system for bringing about an ordered result.
the machinery of the law
synonyms:
apparatus, process, system, workings
similar words:
agency, equipment, instrument, machine, means, mechanism, organization, setup, tools
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