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sewing machine

n.
A machine for sewing, often having additional attachments for special stitching.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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And I almost became a sewing machine agent, on commission, without salary.
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.
Then Ronald, the store assistant, as if reading my mind, made a suggestion: 'I have a neighbor, a woman who is selling her sewing machine. It's really old, an antique piece, but she has kept it well-maintained.'
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One of the recipients, Amna, had tears in her eyes when she said: "I have been wanting to get a sewing machine for a very long time but was not able to afford it.
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"The Flying Sewing Machine" is a charming tale in verse that invites readers to use their imagination to voyage to an amazing town called Sewland, where everyone stops working at 2:00 PM every afternoon, to work on sewing projects with the special assistance of uniquely talented, flying sewing machines.
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