coffee machine

noun

Definition of coffee machine

1 :a machine from which a person can buy cups of coffee
2 British :a small electrical machine that makes coffee :coffeemaker

Word by Word Definitions

coffee play
  1. : a beverage made by percolation, infusion, or decoction from the roasted and ground seeds of a coffee plant

  2. : any of several Old World tropical plants (genus Coffea and especially C. arabica and C. canephora) of the madder family that are widely cultivated in warm regions for their seeds from which coffee is prepared

  3. : coffee seeds especially roasted and often ground — compare arabica, robusta

machine play
  1. : a constructed thing whether material or immaterial

  2. : conveyance, vehicle

  3. : a military engine

  1. : to process by or as if by machine


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