Definition of machinery in English:

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Pronunciation: /məˈʃiːn(ə)ri/


[mass noun]
1Machines collectively: farm machinery
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  • Demand is particularly strong for advanced machinery and electronics equipment.
  • Here we'll look at some of the pros and cons of leasing farm machinery and equipment and farm real estate to children.
  • A sale of farm machinery and equipment may cause unexpected tax consequences.
equipment, apparatus, hardware, plant, mechanism, gear, tackle, instruments, tools, gadgetry, technology
rare enginery
1.1The components of a machine: long hair should be tied back to avoid it getting stuck in machinery
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  • If Mcm 10 plays a direct role in silencing, it should interact with components of the silencing machinery.
  • Kuhn will invest eight million euro in Bulgaria over the next three years to launch the production of car components and machinery.
  • However the components and machinery for making your own can be bought freely, no questions asked, in shops and on the Internet.
1.2The organization or structure of something or for doing something: the machinery of the state
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  • The State administrative and political machinery needs to be proactive in infrastructure development.
  • The real challenge for the BJP is gearing up its organisational machinery.
  • The situation is grave because the political and administrative machinery colludes with private companies to mint money from mines.
workings, organization, system, structure, administration, institution, agency, channel, vehicle
informal set-up, nuts and bolts, brass tacks, nitty-gritty

Words that rhyme with machinery

beanery, bicentenary, catenary, centenary, deanery, greenery, plenary, scenery, senary, septenary

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