Machinate means: To plan; to contrive; esp., to form a scheme with the purpose of doing harm; to contrive artfully; to plot.
Machinate means: To contrive, as a plot; to plot; as, to machinate evil.
Machination means: The act of machinating.
Machination means: That which is devised; a device; a hostile or treacherous scheme; an artful design or plot.
Machinator means: One who machinates, or forms a scheme with evil designs; a plotter or artful schemer.
Machine means: In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of which force and motion may be transmitted and modified, as a screw and its nut, or a lever arranged to turn about a fulcrum or a pulley about its pivot, etc.; especially, a construction, more or less complex, consisting of a combination of moving parts, or simple mechanical elements, as wheels, levers, cams, etc., with their supports and connecting framework, calculated to constitute a prime mover, or to receive force and motion from a prime mover or from another machine, and transmit, modify, and apply them to the production of some desired mechanical effect or work, as weaving by a loom, or the excitation of electricity by an electrical machine.
Machine means: Any mechanical contrivance, as the wooden horse with which the Greeks entered Troy; a coach; a bicycle.
Machine means: A person who acts mechanically or at will of another.
Machine means: A combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use; as, the social machine.
Machine means: A political organization arranged and controlled by one or more leaders for selfish, private or partisan ends.
Zooecium means: One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See Illust. of Sea Moss.
Zooecia means: of Zooecium
Zoodendrium means: The branched, and often treelike, support of the colonies of certain Infusoria.
Zoodendria means: of Zoodendrium
Zoocytium means: The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.
Zoocytia means: of Zoocytium
Zoocyst means: A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ.
Zoochlorella means: One of the small green granulelike bodies found in the interior of certain stentors, hydras, and other invertebrates.
Zoochemy means: Animal chemistry; zoochemistry.
Zoochemistry means: Animal chemistry; particularly, the description of the chemical compounds entering into the composition of the animal body, in distinction from biochemistry.
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