weighing machine


weighing machine
a mechanical device, often coin-operated, for determining the weight of an object or person

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  • Weighing machine — Weighing Weigh ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed. {Weighing house}. See {Weigh house}. {Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weighing machine — noun a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass • Syn: ↑scale • Derivationally related forms: ↑scale (for: ↑scale) • Hypernyms: ↑measuring instrument, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • weighing-machine — weighˈing machine noun A machine or apparatus for weighing • • • Main Entry: ↑weigh …   Useful english dictionary

  • weighing machine — weigh·ing ma·chine || weɪɪŋ‚mÉ™ ʃɪːn scale, something used to measure weight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • centesimal weighing machine — šimtainės svarstyklės statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. centesimal balance; centesimal weighing machine vok. Zentesimalwaage, f rus. сотенные весы pranc. balance centésimale, f; bascule centésimale, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Weighing — Weigh ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed. {Weighing house}. See {Weigh house}. {Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing; especially …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weighing cage — Weighing Weigh ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed. {Weighing house}. See {Weigh house}. {Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weighing house — Weighing Weigh ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed. {Weighing house}. See {Weigh house}. {Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weighing scale — Emperor Jahangir (reign 1605 1627) weighing his son Shah Jahan on a weighing scale by artist Manohar (AD 1615, Mughal dynasty, India). A weighing scale (usually just scales in UK and Australian English, weighing machine in south Asian English or… …   Wikipedia

  • machine tool — machine tooled, adj. a power operated machine, as a lathe, used for general cutting and shaping of metal and other substances. [1860 65] * * * Stationary, power driven machine used to cut, shape, or form materials such as metal and wood. Machine… …   Universalium


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