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machine tool

A power-driven tool, such as a lathe, used for machining.

ma·chine′-tooled′ (-to͞old′) adj.

machine tool

(Mechanical Engineering) a power-driven machine, such as a lathe, miller, or grinder, that is used for cutting, shaping, and finishing metals or other materials
maˈchine-ˌtooled adj

machine′ tool`

a machine, as a lathe, used for shaping of metal and other substances.
machine′-tooled`, adj.
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Noun1.machine tool - a powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materialsmachine tool - a powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials
drill press - a machine tool with a separate, upright stand; an electric drill is pressed into the work automatically or with a hand lever
grinder - a machine tool that polishes metal
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
shaping machine, shaper - a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
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(məˈʃiːn) noun
1. a working arrangement of wheels, levers or other parts, driven eg by human power, electricity etc, or operating electronically, producing power and/or motion for a particular purpose. a sewing-machine.
2. a vehicle, especially a motorbike. That's a fine machine you have!
1. to shape, make or finish with a power-driven tool. The articles are machined to a smooth finish.
2. to sew with a sewing-machine. You should machine the seams.
maˈchinery noun
1. machines in general. Many products are made by machinery rather than by hand.
2. the workings or processes. the machinery of government.
maˈchinist noun
a person skilled in the use of machines, eg a sewing-machine, or electrical tools. She's a machinist in a clothes factory.
maˈchine-gun noun
an automatic gun that fires very rapidly.
He machine-gunned a crowd of defenceless villagers.
machine tool
a power-driven machine that shapes metal, wood, or plastics by cutting, pressing, or drilling.

machinery does not have a plural.
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