machine machine  /mə ˈʃin/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  2. (n) an efficient person
  3. (n) an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently
  4. (n) a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
  5. (n) a group that controls the activities of a political party
  6. (n) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
  7. (v) turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
  8. (v) make by machinery

Usage(s):

  1. Japan's New Economy vending machines have got boxers, breakfast, beer--and a brand-new business model on tap.
  2. A new Italian home machine aims for coffee lovers' holy grail: a perfect shot, every time.
  3. The water machine isn't particularly portable--it's 20 ft.

News

  1. Time Machine section debuts on TheGazette.com

    “Time Machine” features are published each Sunday in The Gazette, focusing on Eastern Iowa’s people, places and events. Check out the new section at http://thegazette.com/time-machine
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Gazette

  2. Przemek “The Machine” Majewski will fight Marco Antonio Rubio in Mexico

    “It will be me as usual – ‘The Machine’ working on full speed, all the time. This is the way I fight anyway. Mentally, because Rubio will fight in front of his fans, he will not break me. Physically, nobody can,” said Przemek “The Machine” Majewski (21-1, 13 KOs) in a Fightnews.com interview.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fightnews.com

  3. Machine Gun Kelly Signs Cleveland Rapper Ray Jr.

    Machine Gun Kelly reaches back to Cleveland to sign frequent collaborator Ray Jr. as the newest artist on his EST 19XX label.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Baller Status

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Quotes

  1. "The Republicans aren't going to give up without a fight," Clinton said. "And no matter how beautiful your rhetoric, the Republicans aren't going to turn off their attack machine - it doesn't have an off-switch."
    on Apr 1, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: 940 News

  2. "She's a human being. She's not a machine," Zvonareva said. "I mean, it's very difficult to beat her. You have to play your best - but if you do, you can do it."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Vera Zvonareva Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "This is a momentous day," Djou told supporters. "We have sent a message to the United States Congress. We have sent a message to the national Democrats. We have sent a message to the machine. The congressional seat is not owned by one...
    on May 22, 2010 By: Charles Djou Source: Washington Post

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