An example of a machine used as an adjective is the term "machine cut" which means cut by a mechanical instrument or tool.
A political machine.
An example of a machine is an electric bread maker.
Leave a message on my machine if I'm not home.
I called you earlier, but all I got was the machine.
Game developers assume they're pushing the limits of the machine.
The machine is down.
Machine repairs; machine politics.
This metal machines easily.
Origin of machine
- French from Old French from Latin māchina from Greek mākhanā dialectal variant of mēkhanē magh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition