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ma·chine

(mă-shēn'),
Any mechanical apparatus or device.
[L. machina, contrivance]

machine

/ma·chine/ (mah-shēn´) a mechanical contrivance for doing work or generating energy.
heart-lung machine  a combination blood pump (artificial heart) and blood oxygenator (artificial lung) used in open-heart surgery.

machine

See Heart-lung machine, Suicide machine.

ma·chine

(mă-shēn')
Any mechanical apparatus or device.
[L. machina, contrivance]

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Was all his talk about the consciousness and intelligence of machines merely a prelude to eventual exhibition of this device--only a trick to intensify the effect of its mechanical action upon me in my ignorance of its secret?
He passed his hand through the space in which the machine had been.
Upon that machine,' said the Time Traveller, holding the lamp aloft, `I intend to explore time.
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.
It is formed of a light wicker, and is wonderfully strong, for so frail looking a machine.
For example, there may be a deposition of dew upon the silk, to the extent, even, of several hundred pounds ; ballast has then to be thrown out, or the machine may descend.
I tried the machine first just in order to test the thing in other ways afterwards and the machine, sir, is right.
Then, sir, the machine was on its trial; and the machine was right.
And then she turned to the machine and asked in an eager tone: "Do you know the Land of Oz, Tiktok?
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 suppose the trusts win in this battle over the ownership of the machines and the world?