Elementary machine

a name sometimes given to one of the simple mechanical powers. See under Mechanical.

See also: Machine

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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However, this means that elementary machine parts have to be configured in such a way that they are resistant to high wear and tear.
The leaves of this tree represent elementary machine parts.
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