Definition of "machined" []

  • An assembly of interconnected components arranged to transmit or modify force in order to perform useful work (noun)
  • A device for altering the magnitude or direction of a force, esp a lever, screw, wedge, or pulley (noun)
  • A mechanically operated device or means of transport, such as a car, aircraft, etc (noun)
  • Any mechanical or electrical device that automatically performs tasks or assists in performing tasks (noun)
  • Denoting a firearm that is fully automatic as distinguished from semiautomatic (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • Any intricate structure or agency (noun)
  • A mechanically efficient, rigid, or obedient person (noun)
  • An organized body of people that controls activities, policies, etc (noun)
  • (esp in the classical theatre) a device such as a pulley to provide spectacular entrances and exits for supernatural characters (noun)
  • An event, etc, introduced into a literary work for special effect (noun)
  • To shape, cut, or remove (excess material) from (a workpiece) using a machine tool (verb)
  • To use a machine to carry out a process on (something) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of machine. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Created by machine, or as though created by machine. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "machined" in a sentence
  • "The pocket-size RX body is machined from a solid aluminum billet, rubber armored, and weather resistant to IPX-4 standards (I froze it and dunked it, briefly, without failure)."
  • "Instead of using the 3-piece hub shells with thread-on flanges, the newer Tricon hubs are machined from a single piece of aluminum."
  • "A lot of the expense of the nicer rings is that they are machined from a single block of steel, which might be forged."