Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. made by a machine. Contrasted with handmade.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made by a machine or by machinery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. made by machine

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Examples

  • Rarely intent on invention, and wholly content with perfecting longstanding innovations, the Danes were able to adopt machine-made forms and techniques—a hallmark of Modernism in both architecture and design—with homegrown cabinet-making traditions.

    Danish Design's Homely Attraction

  • Then, one day, came back to him through the mail ten of his immaculate machine-made storiettes.

    Chapter 28

  • His machine-made storiettes, though he hated them and derided them, were successful.

    Chapter 28

  • "People who can afford it want something that isn't just mass-produced and machine-made," Mr. Pomp says.

    A Little Something Different

  • One reason that retailers have been able to offer the machine-made cigarettes at bargain prices, The Wall Street Journal reported in August, is that they or their customers have been inserting into the machines tobacco labeled "pipe tobacco."

    Cigarette Ruling Deals a Blow to 'Roll-Your-Own' Retail Shops

  • To do that she had to figure out what was original and get rid of the layers of changes put in by owners over the years, at times figuring it out by clues like where hand-wrought nails were used and where machine-made nails came in.

    Farm Restoration

  • To restore the buildings to their original state, Ms. Barensfeld had to figure out what was original and get rid of the layers of changes put in by owners over the years, at times figuring it out by clues like where hand-wrought nails were used and where machine-made nails came in.

    Bringing a Farm Back to Life

  • When he was 17, he decided that some of his machine-made songs were worth sharing, so he brought them to an audience in Brooklyn, at one of a series of storied late-night loft parties thrown by the DJ duo Wolf + Lamb.

    A Curriculum All His Own

  • In one part, he created a series of "frozen feelings" -- machine-made sculptures of digitally carved disks in various materials.

    Michael Kurcfeld: "Occupy Wall Screen": A Renowned French Media Artist Takes On Wall Street (VIDEO)

  • Equally classical and modernist, multifarious and minimal, Mr. Rezac 's sculptures wed the organic and machine-made; the finished structure and module.

    Prospecting Some Personal Landscapes

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