machine : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
- n an efficient person
the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine
- n an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently
the war machine
- n a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
- n a group that controls the activities of a political party
he was endorsed by the Democratic machine
- n a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
- v turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
- v make by machinery
- According to Power Plate's manufacturers, if you stand on the machine's vibrating plates for 10 minutes a day three times a week, you will lose weight, increase bone density and .
- Members of the American Otological Society, at their sixth annual convention in Manhattan last week, gave close examination to a machine that may make briefer the ten years now .
- When National Defense talk began in Washington, the first industry to be branded a "bottleneck" was machine tools.
News & Articles
- 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
June 16, 2013 - The Gazette
- 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.
June 16, 2013 - Fightnews.com
- 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.
June 15, 2013 - Baller Status
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in 940 News
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."
- Vera Zvonareva in Houston Chronicle
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."
- Charles Djou in Washington Post
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...