29/04/2019 8:12:00 Complex-machine Complex-machine
What is Complex-machine?
Complex-machine definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
an apparatus consisting of interrelated parts with separate functions, used in the performance of some kind of work: a sewing machine.
a mechanical apparatus or contrivance; mechanism.
- a device that transmits or modifies force or motion.
- Also called simple machine.any of six or more elementary mechanisms, as the lever, wheel and axle, pulley, screw, wedge, and inclined plane.
- Also called complex machine.a combination of simple machines.
- an automobile or airplane.
- a typewriter.
a bicycle or motorcycle.
a vending machine: a cigarette machine.
any complex agency or operating system: the machine of government.
an organized group of persons that conducts or controls the activities of a political party or organization: He heads the Democratic machine in our city.
a person or thing that acts in a mechanical or automatic manner: Routine work had turned her into a machine.
any of various contrivances, especially those formerly used in theater, for producing stage effects
some agency, personage, incident or other feature introduced for effect into a literary composition.