Other ways of saying machine
a small machine that has been designed to do something specific: a device for measuring the temperature inside and outside the house
♦ a safety/explosive device
a machine that has a practical use in the home: household appliances such as cookers and dishwashers
a small machine that does something useful, or is designed to do something useful but is in fact useless or unnecessary: a great little gadget that tells you when your egg is boiled
an instrument that you hold in your hand to do something physical: the set of tools he uses for repairing the car
things that you use for doing a particular job or for a particular purpose: play/kitchen/diving/climbing equipment
♦ The gardeners had left a pile of equipment lying on the lawn.
a specially shaped object that you use for doing something specific: a cutting/writing implement
a machine that is very complicated and looks rather strange: an odd contraption that he must have made himself
a part of a machine that does something specific, especially something that involves opening or closing: I tried to open it but the mechanism had jammed.