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Machine

Definition of machine:

part of speech: noun

A piece of mechanism; contrivance.

part of speech: noun

Any artificial means or contrivance: an instrument formed by combining two or more of the mechanical powers: an engine: ( fig.) supernatural agency in a poem: one who can do only what he is told.

part of speech: noun

Any contrivance to produce, increase, and regulate the power of motion so as to do work; an engine; an automobile; a political organization which controls the policies and activities of a party.

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