Synonyms machine A washing machine has a small electric motor. The ceiling fan needs a new motor.
We sell satellite receivers, refrigerators, TVs, and other electronic devices.
The car goes like a rocket since I put a new engine in it.
This is the central heating unit. The central processing unit of the computer is not working.
appliance (a piece of equipment that perform a specific task):
They in fact repair modern heating appliances of all types.
contraption (a machine that looks strange): I don’t understand how this contraption works so far.