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.
Recent Examples of machinery from the Web
Job Description: Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.
Two compartments, a machinery area and the radio room, were reportedly flooded, according to the Navy.
Families have been able to access the pool, but the rest of the 1.4-acre park still has active construction crews, machinery, and fences around it.
The literature of the draft thus far is but a chronicle of creaking machinery, a listing of error and delinquencies, a posting of the rules—and the blessed bulletins from General Crowder.
From 9 p.m. June 9 through 5 a.m June 19, a small section of the highway between the two communities will be closed to all traffic so that work crews can position large machinery on the highway needed to stabilize a downhill slope.
Even sites without compressors could be loud, as they were all situated within earshot of machinery.
John Deere, famous for its green and yellow farm tractors, will pay almost $5 billion to buy Germany’s Wirtgen, a maker of pavers, compacters and other machinery used in road construction.
The roar of heavy machinery provides the soundtrack for the afternoon.
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First Known Use of machinery
MACHINERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of machinery for English Language Learners
: machines of a particular kind or machines in general
: the working parts of a machine
: an organization or system by which something is done
MACHINERY Defined for Kids
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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