how to pronounce machine

məʃn

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“… that's produced by a machine now that's …”

meanings of machine

noun:

  1. A vehicle operated mechanically, such as an automobile or an airplane.
  2. A device that directs and controls energy, often in the form of movement or electricity, to produce a certain effect.
  3. Especially, the group that controls a political or similar organization; a combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use.
  4. Supernatural agency in a poem, or a superhuman being introduced to perform some exploit.
  5. A bathing machine.
  6. A person or organisation that seemingly acts like a machine, being particularly efficient, single-minded, or unemotional.
  7. The system of special interest groups that supports a political party, especially in urban areas.
  8. A contrivance in the Ancient Greek theatre for indicating a change of scene, by means of which a god might cross the stage or deliver a divine message; the deus ex machina.
  9. Penis.
  10. A computer.
  11. An answering machine or, by extension, voice mail.

verb:

  1. To shape or finish by machinery.
  2. To make by machinery.