machine machine 2 verb [transitive] MANUFACTURING
to make or shape something with a special machine:

• Something like 60 tools may be used to machine a single item.

— machining noun [uncountable] :

• All scrap metal from machining processes at the factory is recycled.

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machining UK US /məˈʃiːnɪŋ/ noun [U] PRODUCTION
the job or activity of making things using machines: »

Trainees learn skills such as welding and machining in the repair facility workshops.


a machining plant/group/company

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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