Attached vs Machine - What's the difference?

attached | machine |


As verbs the difference between attached and machine

is that attached is (attach) while machine is .

As an adjective attached

is in a romantic or sexual relationship.

attached

English

Verb

(head)
  • (attach)
  • Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • In a romantic or sexual relationship.
  • As far as I know, he isn't attached , so I'm going to invite him out on a date.
    I'm not ready to get attached , as I want to continue sleeping around.
  • (botany, mycology) Broadly joined to a stem or stipe, but not decurrent.
  • In this group of mushrooms, the attachment of the gills to the stipe ranges from attached to almost decurrent.
  • Of a residential building, sharing walls with similar buildings on two, usually opposite, sides.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (sharing two walls) detached, semiattached

    machine

    English

    (wikipedia)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A device that directs and controls energy, often in the form of movement or electricity, to produce a certain effect.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=A better waterworks, date=2013-06-01, volume=407, issue=8838
  • , page=5 (Technology Quarterly), magazine=(The Economist) citation , passage=An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine . Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.}}
  • (archaic) A vehicle operated mechanically; an automobile.
  • (telephony, abbreviation) An answering machine or, by extension, voice mail.
  • (computing) A computer.
  • (figuratively) A person or organisation that seemingly acts like a machine, being particularly efficient, single-minded, or unemotional.
  • Especially, the group that controls a political or similar organization; a combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use.
  • * Landor
  • The whole machine of government ought not to bear upon the people with a weight so heavy and oppressive.
  • Supernatural agency in a poem, or a superhuman being introduced to perform some exploit.
  • (Addison)
  • (euphemistic, obsolete) Penis.
  • {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=3 , He now resumes his attempts in more form: first, he put one of the pillows under me, to give the blank of his aim a more favourable elevation, and another under my head, in ease of it; then spreading my thighs, and placing himself standing between them, made them rest upon his hips; applying then the point of his machine to the slit, into which he sought entrance.}}

    Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    (Derived terms) * finite state machine * jet machine * machine bolt * machine code * machinegun * machine-gun * machine gun * machine instruction * machine language * machine learning * machine-made * machine of government * machine pistol (rel-mid) * machine-readable * machine room * machine screw * machine shop * machine tool * machine-translation * machine translation * machine-washable * pinball machine * sewing machine * simple machine * slot machine (rel-bottom)

    Verb

    (machin)
  • to make by machinery.
  • to shape or finish by machinery.
  • Derived terms

    * machinist

    Anagrams

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