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Definition of Machinery

Machinery n. means: 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.

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Machinery n. means: 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.

Meaning of Machinery

Machinery (n.) means: 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.

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Clockwork (n.): The machinery of a clock, or machinery resembling that of a clock; machinery which produces regularity of movement.

Machinery (n.): The working parts of a machine, engine, or instrument; as, the machinery of a watch.

Manufacture (n.): Anything made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art, as cloths, iron utensils, shoes, machinery, saddlery, etc.

Machine (v. t.): To subject to the action of machinery; to effect by aid of machinery; to print with a printing machine.

Backlash (n.): The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; also, the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in velocity or a reverse of motion.

Fusee (n.): A similar wheel used in other machinery.

Machinery (n.): Machines, in general, or collectively.

Lubricator (n.): A contrivance, as an oil cup, for supplying a lubricant to machinery.

Fitter (n.): One who fits or adjusts the different parts of machinery to each other.

Gimmal (n.): A quaint piece of machinery; a gimmer.

Rigger (n.): A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery.

Leader (n.): The principal wheel in any kind of machinery.

Machining (a.): Of or pertaining to the machinery of a poem; acting or used as a machine.

Enginery (n.): Any device or contrivance; machinery; structure or arrangement.

Millwork (n.): The shafting, gearing, and other driving machinery of mills.

Millwright (n.): A mechanic whose occupation is to build mills, or to set up their machinery.

Millwork (n.): The business of setting up or of operating mill machinery.

Tregetour (n.): A juggler who produces illusions by the use of elaborate machinery.

Velocimeter (n.): An apparatus for measuring speed, as of machinery or vessels, but especially of projectiles.

Hum (n.): The confused noise of a crowd or of machinery, etc., heard at a distance; as, the hum of industry.

Frame (n.): The skeleton structure which supports the boiler and machinery of a locomotive upon its wheels.

Manufacture (n.): The operation of making wares or any products by hand, by machinery, or by other agency.

Kingston metal (): An alloy of tin, copper, and mercury, sometimes used for the bearings and packings of machinery.

Watch (v. i.): A small timepiece, or chronometer, to be carried about the person, the machinery of which is moved by a spring.

Fantoccini (n. pl.): Puppets caused to perform evolutions or dramatic scenes by means of machinery; also, the representations in which they are used.

Fourdrinier (n.): A machine used in making paper; -- so named from an early inventor of improvements in this class of machinery.

Welldrain (v. t.): To drain, as land; by means of wells, or pits, which receive the water, and from which it is discharged by machinery.

Bayonet (n.): A pin which plays in and out of holes made to receive it, and which thus serves to engage or disengage parts of the machinery.

Lubricant (n.): That which lubricates; specifically, a substance, as oil, grease, plumbago, etc., used for reducing the friction of the working parts of machinery.

Onager (n.): A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Machinery

Meaning of Auxiliary

Auxiliary means: (1) A second method of propelling a vessel. On a sailboat this would be the engine. : (2) Machinery fitted in steam and motor vessels, which is not part of the main propelling machinery. : (3) A support group, e.g., Coast Guard Auxiliary

Meaning of machinery

machinery means: Marijuana

Meaning of MACHINERY

MACHINERY means: equipment for injecting

Meaning of conk out

conk out means: Verb. 1. To breakdown, often of machinery. E.g."I may be late, my car's conked out so I'm getting the bus to work." 2. To become unconscious.

Meaning of Machinery Control Room

Machinery Control Room means: The space from which the operation of the main propulsion are controlled.

Meaning of on the blink

on the blink means: Phrs. Of machinery, or technology, not working efficiently or temporarily out of order.

Meaning of IDLER

IDLER means: An unloaded flatcar placed before or after a car from which oversize machinery, pipe, or other material projects

Meaning of Engine Room

Engine Room means: One of the machinery spaces of a vessel, usually the largest one, containing the ship's main engines.

Meaning of clapped out

clapped out means: Adj. Worn out, broken. Usually applied to machinery. E.g."That car's just a clapped out heap of junk that needs scrapping."

Meaning of motoring

motoring means: Noun. Proceeding quickly. E.g."Now we have some up to date machinery we are motoring through the work schedule."

Meaning of mee maw

mee maw means: Verb. To pull faces. From the exagerrated expressions made on the faces of conversing mill workers, in an attempt to make themselves understood over the din of machinery. [Lancashire use. 1900s?]

Meaning of Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer means: The senior engineer officer responsible for the satisfactory working and upkeep of the main and auxiliary machinery and boiler plant on board ship.

Meaning of rag

rag means: Verb. 1. To tease, annoy, torment. E.g."She's been ragging me about my stupid mistake all day." 2. Of vehicles or machinery, to push to the limits of use, to abuse. E.g."I got a speeding ticket yesterday when I was stopped for ragging my beaten up old Fiat at 120."Noun. A newspaper.

Meaning of Net Tonnage

Net Tonnage means: Useful cargo carrying capacity of vessel. The volume of cargo a ship could carry, equal to gross tonnage minus the crew cabins, storerooms and machinery spaces. One ton equals 100 cubic feet.

Meaning of Magitek 

Magitek  means: (compound word) (n.) Magitek is a compound of the words of Magic and Technology. It encompasses any machinery that uses magic to function, or can manipulate magic.

Meaning of Dry Dock

Dry Dock means: A dock into which a vessel is floated, which when raised lifts the boat out of the water. Can also be a watertight basin with one end open to the sea that can be closed and sealed with a gate, thus allowing the basin to be pumped out. This facility allows inspections, painting and repairs to be made on the hull and any underwater machinery.

Meaning of Donkey Boiler

Donkey Boiler means: A steam boiler on a ship deck used to supply steam to deck machinery when the main boilers are shut down.

Meaning of Classification Society

Classification Society means: Worldwide experienced and reputable societies which undertake to arrange inspections and advise on the hull and machinery of a ship. A private organization that supervises vessels during their construction and afterward, in respect to their seaworthiness, and the placing of vessels in grades or "classes" according to the society's rules for each particular type.

Meaning of bobbins

bobbins means: adj useless junk. While quite recent slang, it’s rather charming: Did your grandmother leave you anything good? / Nope, just a complete load of ancient bobbins. One possible etymology: that it’s from the north of England (particularly the Lancashire and Manchester areas), which used to be supported largely by cotton mills. As the industrial revolution drew to a close, the mills closed down and the population found itself with a surfeit of largely worthless milling machinery. During that time the phrase “‘twas worth nout but bobbins” sprung up; years later we’re left only with the last word.

Meaning of Clockwork

Clockwork means: The machinery of a clock, or machinery resembling that of a clock; machinery which produces regularity of movement.

Meaning of Machinery

Machinery means: The working parts of a machine, engine, or instrument; as, the machinery of a watch.

Meaning of Manufacture

Manufacture means: Anything made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art, as cloths, iron utensils, shoes, machinery, saddlery, etc.

Meaning of Machine

Machine means: To subject to the action of machinery; to effect by aid of machinery; to print with a printing machine.

Meaning of Backlash

Backlash means: The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; also, the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in velocity or a reverse of motion.

Meaning of Fusee

Fusee means: A similar wheel used in other machinery.

Meaning of Machinery

Machinery means: Machines, in general, or collectively.

Meaning of Lubricator

Lubricator means: A contrivance, as an oil cup, for supplying a lubricant to machinery.

Meaning of Fitter

Fitter means: One who fits or adjusts the different parts of machinery to each other.

Meaning of Gimmal

Gimmal means: A quaint piece of machinery; a gimmer.

Meaning of Rigger

Rigger means: A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery.

Meaning of Leader

Leader means: The principal wheel in any kind of machinery.

Meaning of Machining

Machining means: Of or pertaining to the machinery of a poem; acting or used as a machine.

Meaning of Enginery

Enginery means: Any device or contrivance; machinery; structure or arrangement.

Meaning of Millwork

Millwork means: The shafting, gearing, and other driving machinery of mills.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Borborygm

Borborygm means: A rumbling or gurgling noise produced by wind in the bowels.

Meaning of Charm

Charm means: Any small decorative object worn on the person, as a seal, a key, a silver whistle, or the like. Bunches of charms are often worn at the watch chain.

Meaning of Heniquen

Heniquen means: See Jeniquen.

Meaning of Nubiferous

Nubiferous means: Bringing, or producing, clouds.

Meaning of Smile

Smile means: The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; -- opposed to frown.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of EGO MASSAGE

EGO MASSAGE means: Ego massage is slang for flattering reassurance.

Meaning of PONCE

PONCE means: Ponce is British slang for a pimp.Ponce is British slang for an ostentatious, effeminate male.Ponce is British slang for an idler.Ponce is British slang for to take advantage of, to borrow.

Meaning of Nip

Nip means: Originates from south Yorkshire, for example Barnsley... nickname given to children.. little 'nippers' shorted to 'nip'

Meaning of bones

bones means: Money. I don't have enough bones to go anywhere.

Meaning of WHIZ BANG

WHIZ BANG means: cocaine and heroin

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