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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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What remained to be done was to construct such a machine and find out how the electric current could best be brought into harness.
By twisting and turning my little machine, now rising and now falling, I managed to elude their search- lights most of the time, but I was also losing ground by these tactics, and so I decided to hazard everything on a straight- away course and leave the result to fate and the speed of my machine.
Do you seriously believe that that machine has travelled into time?
By means of the rudder, the machine was readily turned in any direction.
eagle' and `owl', and when I wrote `falcon' he was tremendously agitated; and when I began to make an `r' at the end of the word, that machine just bounded.
You'll see 'em, fast enough," said the soldier, and led his machine out into the road.
The pantaloon said we must have put in a sausage too many, but Joey said the machine had not worked quite smoothly and that he feared this sausage was the dog's bark, which distressed David, for he saw how awkward it must be to a dog to have its bark outside, and we were considering what should be done when the dog closed the discussion by swallowing the sausage.
However, the moment the crank struck the ground it bounded back to the machine again and began winding it up.
It did not take them long to locate the position of the hidden sniper and then Tarzan saw a machine gun being trained upon him.
I won't like you if you run me against a brick wall," she said, as the machine rasped up against the curb "Do attend to the steering.
And, when you're done, tell Harrison to bring the machine around to the club for me--not later than eleven.
Dorothy let Button-Bright wind up the clock-work in the copper man this morning--his thinking machine first, then his speech, and finally his action; so he would doubtless run perfectly until they had reached the Emerald City.