[mak-uh-neyt] /ˈmæk əˌneɪt/
verb (used with or without object), machinated, machinating.
to contrive or plot, especially artfully or with evil purpose:
to machinate the overthrow of the government.
(usually transitive) to contrive, plan, or devise (schemes, plots, etc)
1610s, from Latin machinator, agent noun from past participle stem of machinari “design, contrive, plot” (see machine (n.)).
“lay plots, intrigue,” c.1600, a back-formation from machination, or else from Latin machinatus, past participle of machinari (see machination). Related: Machinated; machinating; machinator.
noun 1. a threaded fastener, used with a nut for connecting metal parts, having a thread diameter of about 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) or more and a square or hexagonal head for tightening by a wrench. noun 1. a fastening bolt with a machine-cut thread
- Machine code
noun 1. instructions for the processing of data in a binary, octal, or hexadecimal code that can be understood and executed by a computer language The representation of a computer program that is read and interpreted by the computer hardware (rather than by some other machine code program). A program in machine code consists of […]
noun 1. a very smooth paper surface, created by a machine.
[muh-sheen-guhn] /məˈʃinˌgʌn/ verb (used with object), machine-gunned, machine-gunning. 1. to shoot at with a machine gun. noun 1. a small arm operated by a mechanism, able to deliver a rapid and continuous fire of bullets as long as the trigger is pressed. noun 1. verb -guns, -gunning, -gunned 2. (transitive) to shoot or fire at […]