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The factory closed and the machine tools were shipped to Mexico.
  a powered mechanical device, typically used to fabricate metal components of machines by the selective removal of metal such as cutting, grinding or drilling
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  • The factory closed and the machine tools were shipped to Mexico.
  • A ship bound for the People’s State of Norway with an Emergency Gift cargo of machine tools had been seized by Ragnar Danneskjold last night.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • In the course of a year I watched these rough-and-ready foreigners go out to build thousands of miles of temporary roads for carting cable, machine tools, and sheet metal, past villagers who’ll live out their days without electricity, machine tools, or sheet metal.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I know as much about machine tools as any man in America.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon

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  • What they wanted was to stop any Russian from using a machine tool for the next ten years or so.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • He listed how many people knew anything about machine tools.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • I knew Holland well; my father had a machine tool agency at Leiden; I’d lived there for nine years.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • Machine tools, in Essen, until my lungs packed up.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • A friend of a friend told him that you could make more than $30 an hour if you knew how to run factory machines, so he enrolled in the Machine Tool Technology program.
    Adam Davidson  --  Making It in America
  • It had been a precision machine tool once, long ago, of a kind that could not be bought anywhere now.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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  • There are no machine tools to buy, not anywhere, not at any price.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • I didn’t say machine tools.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The Spencer Machine Tool Company had closed a month ago.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • In the course of a year I watched these rough-and-ready foreigners go out to build thousands of miles of temporary roads for carting cable, machine tools, and sheet metal, past villagers who’ll live out their days without electricity, machine tools, or sheet metal.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The steel had been allocated by a directive which explained that the Spencer Machine Tool Company was a rich concern, able to wait, while Confederated Machines was bankrupt and could not be allowed to collapse, being the sole source of livelihood of the community of Sand Creek, Illinois.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Six weeks ago, Train Number 193 had been sent with a load of steel, not to Faulkton, Nebraska, where the Spencer Machine Tool Company, the best machine tool concern still in existence, had been idle for two weeks, waiting for the shipment-but to Sand Creek, Illinois, where Confederated Machines had been wallowing in debt for over a year, producing unreliable goods at unpredictable times.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Six weeks ago, Train Number 193 had been sent with a load of steel, not to Faulkton, Nebraska, where the Spencer Machine Tool Company, the best machine tool concern still in existence, had been idle for two weeks, waiting for the shipment-but to Sand Creek, Illinois, where Confederated Machines had been wallowing in debt for over a year, producing unreliable goods at unpredictable times.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • They distributed literature, visited Branch members who had defaulted on their dues or lagged behind in their attendance at meetings, called in at District for a discussion on "Problems Connected with the Centralized Distribution of Agricultural Produce" at which all local Branch Secretaries were present, and attended a meeting of the Workers’ Consultative Council of a machine tool factory on the outskirts of the town.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
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