machine-made machine-made adj. made by a machine. Contrasted with {handmade}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • machine-made — adjective made by machine • Ant: ↑handmade * * *  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : made by machinery distinguished from handmade 2. : stereotyped, mechanical * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • machine-made — ma chine ,made adjective made by a machine rather than by hand …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • machine made — Synonyms and related words: assembled, built, cast, constructed, crafted, created, custom, custom built, custom made, extracted, fabricated, fashioned, forged, formed, gathered, grown, handcrafted, handmade, harvested, homemade, homespun,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • machine-made — adjective made using a machine compare handmade …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • machine-made — UK / US adjective made by a machine instead of by hand …   English dictionary

  • machine-made — produced by a machine, not handcrafted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • machine-made — /məˈʃin meɪd/ (say muh sheen mayd) adjective made by the use of machinery (opposed to handmade) …   Australian English dictionary