What does the word machinery mean?

Usage examples for machinery

  1. " We'll get the machinery, all right, if we find the spot," asserted Charley. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  2. The machinery, I mean. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  3. Machinery won't be used. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood