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Machines and equipment according to general function

agitator

noun

a machine that shakes something

balance

noun

a piece of equipment used for weighing things, consisting of a bar with a small dish at each end

blower

noun

a machine that produces a strong current of air

boiler

noun

a machine that heats water for making steam for a steam engine

calculator

noun

a small piece of electronic equipment used for doing calculations

carriage

noun

a piece of equipment with wheels used for moving something heavy, especially a large gun

charger

noun

a piece of equipment used for providing a battery with electricity

compressor

noun

a machine that compresses air or gas

converter

noun

a piece of equipment used for converting something from one form into another

convertor

another spelling of converter

cooler

noun

a machine used for keeping liquids cold

counter

noun

a machine or piece of equipment that counts something and shows the total

detector

noun

a piece of equipment used for checking whether something is present

digger

noun

a machine for digging large holes and moving earth

dispenser

noun

a machine or container that gives you a particular type of thing

excavator

noun

a large machine for digging holes in the ground

extractor

noun

a piece of equipment or system that can remove something from another thing

generator

noun

a machine that produces electricity

grab

noun

a machine used for catching and lifting objects

guide

noun

a piece of equipment that helps you to find the correct place or amount for something

humidifier

noun

a machine that makes the air in a room less dry

indicator

noun

a piece of equipment that shows information

lever

noun

a solid bar, often made of metal, that you put under a heavy object to move it. A lever is a simple machine.

meter

noun

a piece of equipment for measuring how much of something such as gas, electricity, or water you have used

mixer

noun

a machine that mixes something

pile driver

noun

a large machine that pushes posts into the ground to support new buildings

press

noun

a piece of equipment used for making something flat or smooth

press

noun

a piece of equipment used for crushing something or for squeezing liquid out of it

pump

noun

a piece of equipment for making a liquid or gas move into or out of something

reader

noun

a piece of electronic equipment that reads information from plastic cards, tapes etc

roller

noun

a large heavy tube that you roll over grass or a road in order to make it flat and smooth

sander

noun

a machine used for making the surface of wood or metal smooth

selector

noun

a part of a piece of equipment that helps you to choose something

sensor

noun

a piece of equipment that reacts to physical changes such as the amount of heat or light that exists somewhere

sprayer

noun

a piece of equipment used for spraying liquids on things

swivel

noun

a small piece of equipment that allows something fixed to it to swivel

trimmer

noun

a machine used for trimming something, for example hedges

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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