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machine tool

machine tool

 
pronunciation:
m shin tul
part of speech: noun
definition: an automatic or semiautomatic power-driven tool, such as a punch press, lathe, or drill, used to cut or shape metal in the manufacturing of machines and machine parts.
similar words:
tool
derivations: machine-tool (adj.), machine-tooled (adj.)