[General] Animal Machine?

Micart

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I'm writing a novel. It will be about robots. They are called - chimeras. Chimera is a creature known from mythology.
I've created a title: "The Chimera Machine" but I'm not sure If I can use it. Does it sound like real english? ...or just like random words?
I've found some examples: Animal Machine, Time Machine, Hybrid Machine, War Machine, Man Machine. It looks like we can create a name for something by using 2 nouns but I'm not sure.

I know about a movie like "The Machine Girl". Everyone knows that machine gun exists but in this case I should title my nove " The Machine Chimera".
Please help me!
 

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The Chimera Machine sounds natural. Once the reader learns what a chimera is in the novel, the title will mean "the machine that makes chimeras".

When a word that's normally a noun acts like an adjective, it's called an attributive noun or, according to a forum member who really knows modern grammar, simply a modifier. This is common in English; think of fire truck, engine house, interior designer, etc.
 

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The Chimera Machine sounds natural. Once the reader learns what a chimera is in the novel, the title will mean "the machine that makes chimeras".

When a word that's normally a noun acts like an adjective, it's called an attributive noun or, according to a forum member who really knows modern grammar, simply a modifier. This is common in English; think of fire truck, engine house, interior designer, etc.

Thanks for such a professional answer!
This is what I needed.

By the way, do I need "the" in this title?
Does "Chimera Machine" sounds better?
 

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I like it better with the.
 

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It sounds better with the article to me too.
 
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