Machines

Word MACHINES
Character 8
Hyphenation N/A
Pronunciations /məˈʃiːnz/

Definitions and meanings of "Machines"

What do we mean by machines?

A device that directs and controls energy, often in the form of movement or electricity, to produce a certain effect.

A vehicle operated mechanically, such as an automobile or an airplane.

(abbreviation) An answering machine or, by extension, voice mail.

A computer.

A person or organisation that seemingly acts like a machine, being particularly efficient, single-minded, or unemotional.

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.

Supernatural agency in a poem, or a superhuman being introduced to perform some exploit.

The system of special interest groups that supports a political party, especially in urban areas.

Penis.

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.

A bathing machine.

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The word "machines" in example sentences

As part of the testing for our continuously updated ratings of front-loading and top-loading washing machines (available to subscribers), we recently reviewed three washing machines* with these odor-fighting features. ❋ Unknown (2009)

As part of the testing for our continuously updated ratings of front-loading and top-loading washing machines available to subscribers, we recently reviewed three washing machines* with these odor-fighting features. ❋ Unknown (2009)

For centuries, people had developed various calculating machines and other mechanical devices, and in the early 20th century “business machines” performed accounting and calculating functions. ❋ Unknown (2001)

_machines pour remonter les batteaux, machines pour_ -- a great many things which you would like to see I am sure over my father's shoulder. ❋ Maria Edgeworth (1808)

The question of whether or not human-level interpretation can be achieved in machines is the question at the heart of the Chinese Room thought experiment. ❋ Hal Duncan (2006)

This was not the whole, for the coining machines were worked with greater rapidity and exactness, by boys, from twelve to fourteen years of age, than could be done, by the former process, by a number of strong men, and their fingers not being in the least endangered; the machine depositing the blanks upon the dies, and when struck, it displaced one piece and deposited another. ❋ Charles Pye (1820)

A different take: Feeding the machines is a chance to rest your brain. ❋ Unknown (2009)

“Asking bloggers to now return (or give away) the machines is akin to throwing water on a pan of burning oil” ❋ Unknown (2006)

Asking bloggers to now return (or give away) the machines is akin to throwing water on a pan of burning oil, in an attempt to put the fire out. ❋ Unknown (2006)

It cannot be profitable (in this sense) to make machines unless the use of the machines is also profitable; so, to assess the profitability of investment, we should look right forward to the production of final product. ❋ Unknown (1992)

Here is an immense stock of tools and implements; here are all those iron slaves which we call machines, which saw and plane, spin and weave for us, unmaking and remaking, working up raw matter to produce the marvels of our time. ❋ Peter Kropotkin (N/A)

At the same time we are very pleased with our install base, what we call machines in field or MIP. ❋ Unknown (2009)

They unloaded the machines from the back of the van. ❋ Unknown (2010)

One of the greatest obstacles in old Singer sewing machines is how you can conveniently place your thread into your sewing machine. ❋ Unknown (2009)

One of the oldest Singer sewing machines is the Featherweight Portable. ❋ Unknown (2009)

As large data center customers begin building out private clouds, and web companies build out acres of low-cost server farms, eliminating the IT pro from having to touch each of those machines is something all the big server vendors are thinking about. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The storing of data ‘somewhere’ in the cloud of users machines is ok for casual use, but it fails badly in any environment which has a regulatory framework for storage of personal data (like most business in the EU or the US healthcare system). ❋ Unknown (2009)

Server hypervisors are often free or sold inexpensively, so the ability to consolidate workloads onto fewer physical machines is readily available. ❋ Jon Brodkin (2010)

The total number of instances running inside virtual machines is 25% for both Oracle database and middleware, and 18% for SAP apps. ❋ Jon Brodkin (2010)

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