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ma·chine

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

See Heart-lung machine, Suicide machine.
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ma·chine

(mă-shēn')
Any mechanical apparatus or device.
[L. machina, contrivance]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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"Are you serious?--do you really believe that a machine thinks?"
[1] A machine of this description was really the invention of a young colored man in Kentucky.
At first, I say, the handling-machine did not impress me as a machine, but as a crablike creature with a glittering integument, the controlling Martian whose delicate tentacles actuated its movements seeming to be simply the equivalent of the crab's cerebral portion.
"But you can't break the machines," Ernest replied.
Anna took a knife and fork in her beautiful white hands covered with rings, and began showing how the machine worked.
"War Departments; that's more like it." He threw his match aside, and walked to his machine. "I tell you, sir," he said, "there isn't a big Power in Europe, OR Asia, OR America, OR Africa, that hasn't got at least one or two flying machines hidden up its sleeve at the present time.
So that it was the Psychologist himself who sent forth the model Time Machine on its interminable voyage.
And when I did learn it, I was courageous enough not to retreat back to my bestial life at the machine.
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.
`I tried to make signs to Ole, 'cause I thought that man was crazy and might get the machine stopped up.
She found this quite a task, as you may imagine if you have ever tried to wind a clock, but the machine man's first words were to assure Dorothy that he would now run for at least twenty-four hours.

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