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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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But only think of his inventing this machine," interposed one of the workmen, rather unluckily.
What remained to be done was to construct such a machine and find out how the electric current could best be brought into harness.
And that was only the beginning of a succession of strange phenomena in the heavens--cylinders, cones, pear-shaped monsters, even at last a thing of aluminium that glittered wonderfully, and that Grubb, through some confusion of ideas about armour plates, was inclined to consider a war machine.
I have a machine in there that lost its temper and cut up rough.
I am not a workingman, cap in hand, asking you to increase my wages or to protect me from the machine at which I work.
He was wedged in so tight it was a hard job to get him out, and the machine ain't never worked right since.
But the idea of a war machine fell before the declaration of Governments.
So that it was the Psychologist himself who sent forth the model Time Machine on its interminable voyage.
The weight of the whole machine and apparatus was seventeen pounds - leaving about four pounds to spare.
I sat the man in the ill-fitting clothes in a comfortable chair, and simply wrote words on a blackboard; and the machine simply recorded the variations of his pulse; and I simply observed his manner.
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.
At once the machine began to play and in a few minutes Ojo put his hands to his ears to shut out the sounds and the cat snarled and Scraps began to laugh.

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