Definition of 'sewing machine'
Example sentences containing 'sewing machine'
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All her hours were taken up with cutting patterns and operating her sewing machine. YELLOW BIRD (2001)Molly had brought her sewing machine and made curtains and slipcovers. ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH (2001)She sewed the dresses on the sewing machine which had been a wedding present from the Marchioness of Penrith. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2001)
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Used Occasionally. sewing machine is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'sewing machine'
British English: sewing machine /ˈsəʊɪŋ məˈʃiːn/ NOUN
A sewing machine is a machine that you use for sewing.
- American English: sewing machine
- Arabic: آلَةٌ خِيَاطَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: máquina de costura
- Chinese: 缝纫机
- Croatian: šivaća mašina
- Czech: šicí stroj
- Danish: symaskine
- Dutch: naaimachine
- European Spanish: máquina de coser
- Finnish: ompelukone
- French: machine à coudre
- German: Nähmaschine
- Greek: ραπτομηχανή
- Italian: macchina da cucire
- Japanese: ミシン
- Korean: 재봉틀
- Norwegian: symaskin
- Polish: maszyna do szycia
- European Portuguese: máquina de costura
- Romanian: mașină de cusut
- Russian: швейная машинка
- Spanish: máquina de coser
- Swedish: symaskin
- Thai: จักรเย็บผ้า
- Turkish: dikiş makinesi
- Ukrainian: швейна машина
- Vietnamese: máy khâu
Definition of sewing machine from the Collins English Dictionary
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