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māchĭnor , ātus, 1,
I.v. dep. a. [machina], to contrive skilfully, to devise, design, frame, invent (class).
(β). Neutr. (post-class.): “adversus aliquem,Dig. 4, 3, 1, § 3.—Part. perf. māchĭnātus , a, um, in pass. signif.: “quae (sol, luna, etc.) ni machinata versarentur,skilfully arranged, adjusted, Vitr. 10, 1: cum machinato strepitu tonitruum, artificial, Sall. ap. Macr. S. 2, 9, and ap. Non. 180, 22 (Hist. 2, 23, 3 Dietsch); “App. de Mundo, p. 67: indicium a P. Autronio machinatum,contrived, planned, devised, Sall. C. 48, 7: regis cura machinata fames, id. Fragm. ap. Prisc. p. 792 P. (Hist. 3, 34 Dietsch).
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