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sewing machine

noun

Simple Definition of sewing machine

  • : a machine that is used for sewing things

Full Definition of sewing machine

  1. :  a machine that is used for sewing things

Word by Word Definitions

sewing
  1. :  the act, method, or occupation of one that sews

    :  material that has been or is to be sewed

machineplay
  1. :  a constructed thing whether material or immaterial

    :  conveyance, vehicle

    :  automobile

  1. :  to process by or as if by machine

    :  to reduce or finish by or as if by turning, shaping, planing, or milling by machine-operated tools


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