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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Machinery(0.01534 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Machinery.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: machines or machine systems collectively
2: a system of means and activities whereby a social
institution functions; “the complex machinery of
negotiation”; “the machinery of command labored and
brought forth an order” English → English (gcide)
Machinery \Ma*chin"er*y\, n. [From Machine: cf. F.
1. Machines, in general, or collectively.
2. The working parts of a machine, engine, or instrument; as,
the machinery of a watch.
3. 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.
The machinery, madam, is a term invented by the
critics, to signify that part which the deities,
angels, or demons, are made to act in a poem.
4. The means and appliances by which anything is kept in
action or a desired result is obtained; a complex system
of parts adapted to a purpose.
An indispensable part of the machinery of state.
The delicate inflexional machinery of the Aryan
languages. --I. Taylor