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- machinery (n.)
- 1680s; from machine (n.) + -ery. Originally theatrical, "devices for creating stage effects" (which also was a sense of Greek mekhane); meaning "machines collectively" is attested from 1731. Middle English had machinament "a contrivance" (early 15c.).
- 1. On the customs declaration, the sender labeled the freight as agricultural machinery.
- 2. An elevator mechanic can work the machinery directly by turning this lever.
- 3. In the distance I could hear the chug of farm machinery.
- 4. The full state and police machinery ground into action.
- 5. Every few minutes the motor cut out as the machinery became jammed.
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