Meaning of MACHINERY in English

MACHINERY

[noun] [U]People are sometimes frightened by all the machinery (= machines) that there is in hospitals.Children should never play on farm machinery.His hand was injured when he got it caught in the machinery (= the moving parts of a machine).(figurative) The Foreign Office machinery (= the method by which it works) has been unsuccessful in securing the release of the hostages.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.