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sewing machine

n.
A machine for sewing, often having additional attachments for special stitching.

sewing machine

n
(Knitting & Sewing) any machine designed to sew material. It is now usually driven by electric motor but is sometimes operated by a foot treadle or by hand

sew′ing machine`


n.
any of various foot-operated or electric machines for making stitches, ranging from machines for sewing garments to industrial machines for sewing leather, book pages, or the like.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sewing machine - a textile machine used as a home appliance for sewingsewing machine - a textile machine used as a home appliance for sewing
home appliance, household appliance - an appliance that does a particular job in the home
serger - a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch
textile machine - a machine for making textiles
Translations
naaimasjien
màquina de cosir
šicí stroj
symaskine
kudromaŝino
ompelukone
šivaća mašina
mesin jahit
ミシン
재봉틀
šivalni stroj
symaskin
จักรเย็บผ้า
máy khâu

sewing machine

nmacchina da cucire

sewing machine

آلَةٌ خِيَاطَة šicí stroj symaskine Nähmaschine ραπτομηχανή máquina de coser ompelukone machine à coudre šivaća mašina macchina da cucire ミシン 재봉틀 naaimachine symaskin maszyna do szycia máquina de costura швейная машинка symaskin จักรเย็บผ้า dikiş makinesi máy khâu 缝纫机
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But poor people don't buy sewing machines in hard times, so I was forced to forgo that employment.
There was little sound, and none agreeable save the whir of the ship's sewing machine at which Smee sat, ever industrious and obliging, the essence of the commonplace, pathetic Smee.
Strange that he should think of this, which had never troubled him before; perhaps the sewing machine brought it to his mind.
Rebecca heard the sound of the sewing machine in the dining-room and the chopping of meat in the kitchen; so knowing the whereabouts of both her aunts, she scrambled out of the window, caught hold of the lightning rod, slid down to the helpful cleat, jumped to the porch, used the woodbine trellis for a ladder, and was flying up the road in the storm before she had time to arrange any details of her future movements.
It was one of the most useful motions in mechanics, the pedal movement; so I made a note in my memorandum book, purposing some day to apply a system of elastic cords to him and run a sewing machine with it.
Even a newcomer to Sewland becomes intrigued by the daily custom of sewing with flying sewing machines at 2:00 at the Stitching Place.
According to the details, Social Welfare Standing Committee of the council along with Social Welfare Department in the district have engulfed hundreds of thousands of rupees through buying of sewing machines for the poor residents.
Development Agreement Jointly develop sewing machines for attaching zippers onto products with distinctive technologies that generate new value for customers in relevant markets
ISLAMABAD -- Sewing machines have been distributed among 25 transgenders by a non-governmental organization in Peshawar to enable members of the transgender community to adopt a respectable profession.
Asaph are collecting as many old Singer sewing machines as possible, to be able to help people with disabilities living in rural areas of Malawi who are amongst the poorest and most vulnerable in society.
SEWING MACHINES TODAY are practically computers that happen to have needles attached to them, but when Isaac Merritt Singer patented Singer's first sewing machine in 1861, its technology blew the doors of home sewing wide open.
SIDON, Lebanon, Oct 30 (KUNA) -- International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) distributed thousands of sewing machines to female Syrian refugees in Sidon, Lebanon, to help them start their own small businesses.