Simple Definition of machinery
: machines of a particular kind or machines in general
: the working parts of a machine
: an organization or system by which something is done
Examples of machinery in a sentence
Some of the mill's machinery was damaged in the fire.
a piece of farm machinery
Something was clogging the machinery.
The United Nations has set up machinery for mediation.
First Known Use of machinery
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Definition of machinery for Students
1 : a group of devices with moving parts that are used to perform specific jobs
2 : the working parts of a device used to perform a particular job
3 : the people and equipment by which something is done <the machinery of government>
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