machine operation


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n machine operation an elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform
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In literature:

The parts of a machine work with a maximum of co-operativeness for a common result, but they do not form a community.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
These indicators are primarily for use when the machine has stopped or when the machine is being operated one step at a time.
"Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)" by Digital Equipment Corporation
Machines, I mean, not operators.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
In order to perform this doubling operation in an efficient manner for the production of thread, it is usual to employ two machines.
"The Story of the Cotton Plant" by Frederick Wilkinson
Two men can operate the machine.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884" by Various
A little machine oil should be put on the metal directly under the tool for this operation.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
It requires many men to operate the machine.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
They're fatal to the man who operates the machine, unless he follows the directions.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
If the pay-dirt is very convenient, two men can shovel enough to keep the machine in operation.
"Hittel on Gold Mines and Mining" by John S. Hittell
You have seen the machine in operation, and you fully understand the principle upon which it acts.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848" by Various

In news:

Converting Machine Operator, 24 years.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A minor delay in getting one voting machine operational was reported this morning in Kenton County.
The machine offers reduced noise output and smooth operation, accurate operational tolerances and handles multiple sizes of parts with minor change over and no reduction in feed rate.
Machines seized in bust of alleged Columbia home- gambling operation.
Experienced, seasoned baby boomers are retiring, and corporate managers would like to beef up staff with new machine operators because the business climate is improving.
Grissom retired from Reeves Pulley as a machine operator.
Converting Machine Operator, 38 years.
Eliminating the transport of workpieces between machines, as well as the setup for those secondary operations, is a boon for throughput.
New York's nine racinos saw their highest-ever win-per-machine totals during the recent July 4 holiday week on the more than 17,000 video lottery terminals operating in the state.
The right workholding equipment can go a long way to reducing setup times, speeding change-overs, facilitating automation and optimizing five-axis machining operations.
The Pac2Touch from Uhlmann is an upgraded operating system that allows smooth transition from PacControl to TouchControl for Uhlmann machines.
Remedy Staffing is looking for Machine Operators to work in VIrginia Beach.
The new Operator is designed, machined and assembled in the U.S.A. To be the toughest pen on the market, period.
Its modular design can be retrofit into virtually all machines, including those with a built in trunion-type table, and can maximize both productivity and operator safety.
This person will be responsible for various responsibilities in live and tape productions including operating audio equipment, studio cameras, graphics systems and videotape machines.

In science:

The expected performance for the γ γ and e− e− modes of operation are included in the discussion of machine parameters.
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
We have documented the server-side software configuration required to operate such a machine, and we have developed a generalized parallel genetic algorithm which can exploit the full potential of the hardware.
Computational Asteroseismology
The simulations were performed mainly on single processor machines, using both the AEI computer network (SGI or Dec machines with UNIX operating system) and a Pentium III machine with a UNIX FreeBSD operating system at the West University of Timi¸soara.
Testing the Cactus code on exact solutions of the Einstein field equations
Both effects could be successfully suppressed by a EPICS-based feedback system implemented in Tcl/Tk on a Linux PC. Orbit correction is performed once a second in both planes. The machine operator can choose from a variety of different correction algorithms.
The Evolution of the DELTA Control System
The fact that both humans and machines can operate a given formal system has lead to much confusion, for they operate it quite differently.