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Anti-vaxxers have also seized on the fact that some developers are using a relatively new technology called messenger RNA that attempts to alter the body’s protein-making machinery.

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It looks circular, but this is because of some impressive perceptual machinery in your mind.

They built a model to explain why the photosynthetic machinery of plants wastes green light.

Somehow they’ve managed to fine-tune their machinery so that it’s perfectly suited to conditions in that ice.

Standard ultrasound machinery is around 15 times heavier than the Butterfly iQ, which displays images on a mobile app.

In the same way, bikes no longer look to me like a single mass of machinery.

While not all 86 million maintain positions of governance or public service, the Party's machinery runs on watchmaker precision.

If you zoom in on Google Maps, you can just make out the jumbles of industrial machinery tucked away inside.

Ferris treats celebrity machinery as a means of whitewashing the past.

We have provided the machinery to restore our financial system; it is up to you to support and make it work.

We live in an age that is at best about a century and a half old—the age of machinery and power.

Labor, so it was argued, was perpetually being saved by the constant introduction of new uses of machinery.

Even a minor dislocation breaks down a certain part of the machinery of society.

His voice grated—like machinery started with violent effort against resistance.

When the machinery had been stopped, it was found that Mr. Jones's arms and legs were macerated to a jelly.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to machinery, such as: apparatus, appliance, engine, equipment, gear, and instrument.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.