Meaning of deus ex machina
de•us ex ma•chi•na
Pronunciation: (dā'us eks mä'ku-nu, dē'us eks mak'u-nu), [key]
- (in ancient Greek and Roman drama) a god introduced into a play to resolve the entanglements of the plot.
- any artificial or improbable device resolving the difficulties of a plot.
- deus ex machina (Thesaurus)