Definition of Machine operation

1. Noun. An elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform.

Exact synonyms: Computer Operation
Specialized synonyms: Floating-point Operation, Flop, Retrieval, Storage
Generic synonyms: Operation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Machine Operation

machine-translation
machine-wash
machine-washable
machine bolt
machine code
machine gun
machine gunner
machine guns
machine independent
machine instruction
machine instructions
machine language
machine languages
machine learning
machine of government
machine operation (current term)
machine pistol
machine pistols
machine politician
machine readable
machine readable dictionary
machine rifle
machine room
machine rooms
machine screw
machine screws
machine shop
machine shops
machine stitch
machine tool

Literary usage of Machine operation

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1. Factory Organization and Administration by Hugo Diemer (1921)
"... to use a separate local departmental burden rate for all charges of a strictly local departmental nature and not connected with machine operation. ..."

2. Handbook of Machine Shop Management by John Herbert Van Deventer (1915)
"The difficulty is evidently due to the fact that few managements as yet dictate the feed and speed to be used in connection with each machine operation on a ..."

3. Automatic Screw Machines: A Treatise on the Construction, Design, and by Douglas Thomas Hamilton, Franklin Day Jones (1916)
"The following information on the speeds and feeds for automatic screw machine operation is intended only as a general guide, since both the feed and speed ..."

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