An adding machine, whether the old-lashioned kind or an electronic calculator, computes business expenditures and may point to your frustration about finances. It may also indicate that you should look at how and where you are spending your money.
A machine meant to add up numbers properly may also be a sign that something does not “add up,” indicating that your suspicions may be warrantee.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Problems in retrieving messages from your answenng machine may point to frustration in understanding a communication from someone you care about. It may be an indication that you arc not listening.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To see a bank card or bank machine in your dream relates to your desires for financial security.
If you dreamed of taking out or depositing money, the dream may be letting you know that your money situation is not as bad as you think. But if you saw someone else using the ATM, or if you dreamed of losing your bank card, you are being warned against carelessless with your cash.... My Dream Interpretation
1- Messages from a hidden source or part of ourselves are often brought to us in dreams in a totally logical way. Thus, while the message itself may be unintelligible, how it is initially received is not.
2- VVe may be aware that someone is trying to communicate with us but, because we are distanced from them, the transmission has to be mechanical.
3- In a dream, a fax machine can have spiritual undertones in that can be a way of transmitting messages from ‘beyond’. We need to be open to this.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
In a dream, a fax machine may signify that you are receiving a telepathic message sent from someone through subconscious channels. Thar it is received on paper brings authenticity to the message... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream about a gumball machine suggets that attractive temptations will soon be put before you. Just be careful to make wise choices, or you could end up in a sticky situation.... My Dream Interpretation
Example: I see a little girl humming an innocent tune, plucking daisies in a vast lush green field. Suddenly a huge machine or monster comes ploughing through the field over the girl’ (Debbie H). Debbie sees life itself as a machine, unfeeling, mechanical, blind in its functioning.
The word juggernaut is from Sanskrit Jaganatha, lord of the world. Devotees formerly threw themselves under a huge can as it moved.
Generally, a machine represents the body’s automatic functions and drives, such as breathing and ageing; the mechanical forces of nature; habitual or mechanical behaviour. Intricate machine: brain or the thinking process in its mechanical habitual form, the habitual, almost mechanical fantasies we have or things we do.
Example: I am in charge of a life machine which keeps the world going. Unless I tend it all the time it may stop, and I am terrified. I hear a pulsating noise, or imagine I do’ (Mr P E). Here the machine represents the heart, and the dreamer’s anxious relationship with the body’s functioning and processes. Idioms: cog in the machine. See engine. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- When a machine of any sort appears in a dream, it is often highlighting the body’s automatic functions such as breathing, heart beating, elimination - those mechanical drives towards life that help us to survive.
It is usually to do with some kind of mechanical, habitual form that is, the ordinary everyday things that take place.
The ‘mechanics’ of the body are an important part of our well-being and often when we perceive a machine breaking down in dreams, it warns us that we need to take care, that perhaps we are over-stressing a particular part of our being.
2- The machine is very often to do with the brain and the thinking processes, so psychologically it is the process of thinking that is important.
If a machine seems large and overpowering, we perhaps need to reassess what we are doing to ourselves.
3- A machine may well represent the machinations of life, which would be interpreted as The Life Process.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Watching a machine in action: life will continue to go smoothly and without a hitch.
If the machine is idle: obstacles and difficulties. Working with a machine: a complicated matter is keeping you busy.
Depth Psychology: A machine is an expression of both the conscious and the unconscious strength that powers you forward in life. It also symbolizes what is “routine” in your life—often at the expense of spontaneity. Are you functioning like a machine?... Dreamers Dictionary
A machine may well represent the machinations of life, which would be interpreted as the ‘life process’. In chinese medicine ch’i or spiritual energy flows in certain ways around the body and the life process aids in that flow.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: In dreams, machines represent the brain and the logical thinking processes, so psychologically it is the actual process of thinking that is important in this context, rather than what we are thinking about.
If a machine seems large and overpowering, we perhaps need to reassess the effect our actions are having, both on us and those around us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When a machine of any sort – particularly one that operates automatically like a robot – appears in a dream, it is often highlighting the body’s automatic functions. These are the ordinary everyday actions that take place, such as breathing, heartbeat, elimination – those mechanical drives towards life that help us to survive.
The ‘mechanics’ of the body are an important part of our well-being and often when we perceive a machine breaking down in dreams, it warns us that we need to take care, that perhaps we are over-stressing a particular part of our body, such as the lungs or the intestines. You might also like to consult the entries for body and engine. Mad tmadness can be translated into feelings of spiritual ecstasy, an altered state of consciousness.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When we are confronted by madness in a dream, we are confronting those parts of ourselves that, within our present situation, have not been integrated internally or properly focused. We are facing an aspect that is out of control and that, under certain circumstances, can be frightening if allowed to ‘escape’ or take us over. You might like to consult the entry for emotions for further clarification.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
From the earliest times, machines were compared with the human body; therefore, when one appears in dreams, it may be referring to your physical well-being, especially if the machine malfunctions, is broken, or needs some kind of maintenance or repair. Therefore, if you dream of machines, you can interpret these images as a report of the state of your body and mind. The way they work will let you know how your health is. The fuel of the machine can symbolize your sexual energy or power.
If the dreamer is driving the machine, it probably alludes to their ability to function in life and deal with problems. The meaning of each machine depends on the elements that compose it and the pace at which it moves. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Boring daily routine, dependency, and indifference.
A need to act with more passion and conscience. In a stressful situation, it often calls up the irrational dream of a life of leisure. However, this image can also refer to how to make a work routine better, a prerequisite for working more creatively and independently. When you see yourself as a machine, you are made aware of some as yet unconscious habits. Pay particular attention to how details in the dream are presented.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Seeing or hearing a machine gun: someone around you feels guilty—and rightfully so—for what he/she has done. Firing a machine gun represents repressed aggression or the sign of a bad conscience.
The dream is a way of relieving tension.
Depth Psychology: See Pistol, Rifle, Weapon.... Dreamers Dictionary
During the war or in military service it is natural to dream of guns, but apart from these situations the machine gun can be considered a symbol of the male sexual organ. See Gun.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
If you are using a machine gun in dreams, it means you must respond quickly and with certainty to situations as they arise in real life. However, you must ensure that this aggressiveness not come back on you when dealing with others.
If the weapon gets jammed or you lose control over it, your plans will fail despite the effort invested.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A machine gun’s power rests in its ability to repeat its intention over and over again in rapid succession.
The image of a bullet landing on its target is about violent penetration, driving some point home aggressively, or being attacked by the ideas, thoughts, and expressions of someone else.
The machine gun takes this entire sensibility to another level through automated repetition. Any association that you make with shooting a gun, such as anger or retribution, could be escalating if a machine gun is featured in your dream.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
These dreams are moderately common, being more frequent in women. They occur when you feel anxious about making an emotional connection or when you feel you are losing touch with someone. Elevators often appear in dreams suffering from some kind of bizarre malfunction. You push a button and go sideways or fly hurtling upward through the roof or the elevator crashes and so on. As with all symbols of movement, elevators tend to reflect your progress with a current situation or problem in waking life; if the elevator malfunctions, you are not getting what you bargained for or may be contributing unwittingly to a pattern that is no longer in your best interests. The flip side to such dreams is a dream in which smooth operation is the order of the day. This type of dream usually occurs when you feel there is an improvement in an emotional connection.... The Element Encyclopedia
A dream of machinery is an omen of success after adversity.
If the machinery you will have to overcome some enemies to reach your goals.
If you are caught or injured in the machinery then will you suffer unhappiness and loss. Well oiled machinery means you will have a smoothly running marriage and home life.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
This dream depends upon whether you feel interested in the Machinery; if so. it is a favourable sign, though it means hard work. But if you feel afraid of the Machinery, then be careful in your ventures, for you will surely fail to carry out your purpose.... Mystic Dream Book
Smoothly running machinery in good condition is a sign of success in your current efforts, but if the machinery is idle or derelict, it indicates approaching family or employment problems^... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Dreams in which your car breaks down, your computer crashes or your phone won’t work occur for two possible reasons. First of all, your dreaming mind may be warning you to take precautionary steps, such as installing anti- virus software on your computer or making sure your car is regularly serviced, so as to avert potential problems in the future.
If this isn’t the case, the malfunction could be a symbol for an aspect of yourself that isn’t working properly. A car, for example, could symbolize your energy or drive, and, if it breaks down, your lack of it. Are you in danger of running out of control? If a fuse blows in your dream, are you about to explode with frustration over someone or something?... The Element Encyclopedia
Whether you played them, watched others playing, won, lost, or broke even, dreaming of slot machines is a warning to conserve your resources (either mental, emotional or financial) because you are likely to have some unexpected demands on them in the near future.... My Dream Interpretation
A slot machine is about intermittent variable reward, one of the most addictive systems in life where you may or may not win something so you feel compelled to continue trying. In what ways are you continuing to focus on something because there is a very slight chance of a big payoff? This dream may be pointing to a way in which you are tied to the habit of hope at the detriment of other aspects of your life. Of course, some gambles do pay off, so such an image in a dream may also be asking you to take a risk.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Whether you played them, observed others playing, won, lost, or broke even, these one- armed bandits featured in your dream are telling you to conserve your resources because you are likely to have some unanticipated demands on them in the near future.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To dream of a vending machine, suggests you are trying to figure out how to get what you want from a person or situation in your waking life. This dream tells you, don’t settle for less than you deserve.... My Dream Interpretation
Vending machines are primarily about convenient access to the idea of snacking. As such, both concepts must be applied to the symbolic meaning in a dream.
The convenience factor relates to fulfilling an immediate need. However, the materials found in most vending machines have very little nutritional value, so the meaning is expanded to include the immediate fulfillment of a need through a low-consciousness choice. How are you feeding yourself?... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you dream that the washing machine is plugged in and well functioning, then you have a healthy energetic laundry system. However, if the washing machine is unplugged or malfunctioning, then this is a message to seek help to process through recent traumatic or overwhelming events in your life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of loading or unloading a washing machine with clothes, this foretells an unexpected vacation or change of location.
If you dream of hiding or being stuck inside a washing machine, you need to escape from stress in your waking life. You may also feel that others are trying to force their opinions or values on you.... My Dream Interpretation
As a function of routine, clothes are kept clean in this mechanism. In this way, a washing machine is a symbol of this impulse to keep elements of your life at a certain level of condition. You may be expressing a need to clear off thoughts or feelings that are unwanted.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of a Xerox machine signify that you are grappling with issues of originality versus copying someone else’s style. This dream may also be a message to back up your work, and release your concerns of being copied, because imitation is the greatest form of flattery. See Kinko’s.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Xerox may be a trade name for photocopying but it has also become synonymous with the activity of paper copying. Therefore, this term can be simply represent copying at your office, thus referring to a familiar activity. It can suggest wanting to repeat, or re-do, an action of some kind that one is either dissatisfied with or wishes to repeat.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia