[mə'ʃiːn(ə)rɪ] or [mə'ʃinəri]
(noun.) machines or machine systems collectively.
(noun.) a system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions; 'the complex machinery of negotiation'; 'the machinery of command labored and brought forth an order'.
(n.) Machines, in general, or collectively.
(n.) The working parts of a machine, engine, or instrument; as, the machinery of a watch.
(n.) The supernatural means by which the action of a poetic or fictitious work is carried on and brought to a catastrophe; in an extended sense, the contrivances by which the crises and conclusion of a fictitious narrative, in prose or verse, are effected.
(n.) The means and appliances by which anything is kept in action or a desired result is obtained; a complex system of parts adapted to a purpose.
n. . Enginery, mechanism.. Supernatural agency (in poems).
To dream of machinery, denotes you will undertake some project which will give great anxiety, but which will finally result in good for you. To see old machinery, foretells enemies will overcome in your strivings to build up your fortune. To become entangled in machinery, foretells loss in your business, and much unhappiness will follow. Loss from bad deals generally follows this dream.
- Safety clutches are numerous, by which the machine is quickly and automatically stopped by the action of electro-magnets should a workman or other obstruction be caught in the machinery. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- These got fairly to work at the beginning of the century, and the uses of machinery spread to the treatment of leather. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- If for a generation or so machinery has had to wait its turn in the mine, it is simply because for a time men were cheaper than machinery. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- One of these consists of the crushing and grinding machinery, and the other of the long kilns. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- About three years afterward, it occurred to me that I had not heard at all from the man who had rented this machinery, so I thought I would go over to Newark and see how things were going. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- It is proposed to work as a unit plant for successful operation at least six sets of molds, to keep the men busy and the machinery going. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- Is the absence of unlimited proprietary rights felt more strongly in the case of personal chattels (such as furniture and ornaments) than in the case of land or machinery? 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- The engineering establishment of Mr. Hall, at Dartford, in Kent, was selected as best adapted for the purpose of making the machinery and for carrying the plans into operation. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- There is a surprisingly large amount of expensive machinery in the hair plant. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- The machinery of all my nature; the whole enginery of this human mill; the boiler, which I take to be the heart, is fit to burst. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- A large shop was rented in Newark, equipped with $25,000 worth of machinery, and Edison was given full charge. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- The arrangement of her machinery is seen in Fig. 109. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- During the progress of the ore-milling work at Edison, it became desirable to carry on a certain operation by some special machinery. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- To-day the friction match is turned out by automatic machinery by the million, and constitutes probably the most ubiquitous and useful of all the minor inventions. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- A shop fully equipped with electric machinery is the best possible kind of shop for employee as well as for the owner. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.