American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A power-driven tool, such as a lathe, used for machining.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A machine driven by water, steam, or other power, for performing operations formerly accomplished by means of hand-tools, as planing, drilling, sawing, etc., and taking its special name from the kind of work performed, as planing-machine, drilling-machine, etc. Also called engine-tool.
- n. mechanical engineering A tool, usually itself a machine and usually power-driven, used for machining. Examples include lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, hobbers, drill presses, jig borers, and others.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a machine for cutting or shaping wood, metal, etc., by means of a tool; especially, a machine, as a lathe, planer, drilling machine, etc., designed for a more or less general use in a machine shop, in distinction from a machine for producing a special article as in manufacturing.
- n. A power-driven machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials.
- n. a powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials
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