Device synonyms

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The definition of a gear is a simple machine with teeth that increases the force needed to push or pull something.
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A machine or mechanical appliance.
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An appliance or device for a particular purpose:
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Something thought up or mentally fabricated; esp., a falsehood
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The rolling stock especially of a transportation system.
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(Countable) A restraint or support, especially one consisting of a loop or network of rope or straps.
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The act, way, or power of contriving
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(Computing) A piece of software used to develop software or hardware, or to perform low-level operations.
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A complex organization coordinated to function in a smooth, effective way
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A device or instrument designed to perform a specific function, especially an electrical device, such as a toaster, for household use:
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​(plural media or mediums) The material or empty space through which signals, waves or forces pass.
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The definition of a contraption is a strange machine, appliance or device used to do something.
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Any interesting but relatively useless or unnecessary object
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A device used in an emergency; makeshift; resource
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That with which something can be done; necessary means, esp. money
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That by which something is done or obtained; agency
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An agent is defined as someone or something that makes something happen.
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(--- Nautical) A system of ropes and blocks for raising and lowering weights of rigging and pulleys for applying tension.
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Similar supporting material for construction work
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Something, such as an idea or information, that is to be refined and made or incorporated into a finished effort:
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An implement or tool, as for use in farming
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The way in which something is built or put together:
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(Informal) A business or firm.
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A temporary or expedient substitute for something else:
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An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity:
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Stopgap means a temporary substitute.
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(Computing, graphical user interface) Any one of the components of a computer application's graphical user interface, such as a Cancel button or text input box that a user interacts with.
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A thingamajig.
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Something whose name is unknown or forgotten.
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Any of various additional or unspecified things or items:
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A device employed to cheat, deceive, or trick, especially a mechanism for the secret and dishonest control of gambling apparatus.
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A different or unexpected development, action, or idea:
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Something referred to by a word, symbol, sign, or idea; a referent.
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(Informal) Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
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Something whose name is unknown or forgotten.
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A graphic representation, especially a detailed plan for construction or manufacture.
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A wooden instrument shaped somewhat like a shoe, used in the game of trapball; the game of trapball itself.
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A trick used in evading or cheating
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The definition of machination is a carefully crafted scheme or plot, usually to achieve some sinister goal.
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A special skill; a knack:
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A model or plan used as a guide in making things; set of forms to the shape of which material is cut for assembly into the finished article
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The definition of a proposition is a statement putting forth an idea, suggestion or plan.
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A means of escape; esp., a means of evading or escaping an obligation, enforcement of a law or contract, etc.
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(Usually in the plural) A trick or stratagem practiced for ensnaring or deception; a sly, insidious artifice
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A clever expedient
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An arrangement is defined as a combination of things that make up a design or that are laid out in a certain way.
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An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
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(Countable) A cunning act
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The definition of a stratagem is a plan or scheme intended to outwit an opponent or achieve a purpose.
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A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
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(Uncountable) Deception; misrepresentation of the true nature of an activity.
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An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
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A proposal of something to be done; plan; scheme
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A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
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(Soccer) Move meant to deceive an opposing player, used for gaining advantage when dribbling an opponent.
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Deception by use of trickery, quibbling, or subterfuge.
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A device consisting of an oval or circular frame with a tight interlaced network of strings and a handle, used to strike a ball or shuttlecock in various games.
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A project; scheme; plan
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An identifiable group within the tradition of Discordianism.
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Evasion is defined as avoiding or escaping a person or thing.
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Refinement and delicacy of performance, execution, or artisanship.
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A shrewd method
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A shrewd method
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A situation in which a desired outcome or solution is impossible to attain because of a set of inherently contradictory rules or conditions:
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An unspecified, vaguely disreputable person.
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A phrase used repeatedly, as in advertising or promotion:
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A conventional, printed or written figure used to represent an operation, element, quantity, relation, unit of measurement, phenomenon, or descriptor.
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A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
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(Law) The compulsory disclosure to the opposing party of factual information or documents relevant to a lawsuit prior to trial.
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Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end:
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The definition of an emblem is a badge or symbol, especially a picture with words that are a motto.
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(Art) Anything that enters into a work of art without being indispensably necessary, as mere ornamental parts.
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Personal outfit; clothes; apparel
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The measure of this space, expressed in degrees, radians, or steradians
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Conscious knowledge or recognition; awareness.
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Something made-up, an invention.
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The definition of a creation is something that has been made or brought into existence.
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A device, such as a clip, pin, or clasp, that attaches something firmly to something else.
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(Music) A brief melodic or harmonic unit often constituting the basis of a larger phrase or structure.
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A shrewd method
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A badge of office, rank, membership, or nationality; an emblem.
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A device for recording, measuring, or controlling, especially such a device functioning as part of a control system.
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The definition of a legend is a story handed down through generations which is believed to be historical.
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Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
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(Chiefly US, elsewhere metre) The base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), conceived of as 1/10000000 of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator, and now defined as the distance light will travel in a vacuum in 1/299792458 second.
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(Heraldry) A sentence, phrase, or word, forming part of an heraldic achievement.
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A means or plan of conduct, esp. one followed in an emergency or difficulty; expedient; stratagem
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Any method or manner of accomplishing something
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The art of dressing up; artifice; stratagem; fraud; imposture.
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A device or structure for transporting persons or things; a conveyance:
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(Informal) An idea, plan, etc. regarded as produced by a person's own mental labor
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Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
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A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
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The act or conduct of an impostor; deception practiced under a false or assumed character; fraud or imposition; cheating.
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The definition of a jig is an energetic folk dance, or a template used with a saw for woodworking.
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An action or maneuver intended to outwit or disconcert another person
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Dexterous practice; dexterity; skill.
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(Uncountable) Trickery, games; skulduggery. To "call", "claim" or "declare" shenanigans is to rhetorically label something as officially deceitful, improper, or otherwise incorrect.
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The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
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A recurrent pattern either of molecular sequence, usually of nucleotides or amino acids in proteins, or of molecular structure that usually corresponds to specific biological activity.
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A motif in art, literature, or music.
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(Often of a car) Brand or kind; often paired with model. syn. transl.
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An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end
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(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
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An unexpected change in a process or a departure from a pattern, often producing a distortion or perversion:
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A type of echo sounder
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(Elec.) A transformer with at least part of the windings common to both the primary and the secondary circuits
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(Physics) A form of mass spectrometer used to separate the isotopes of uranium.
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An electric circuit element used to store charge temporarily, consisting in general of two metallic plates separated and insulated from each other by a dielectric.
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A rotating electric machine with two armatures, used to convert alternating current to direct current.
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An instrument for making an electrocardiogram
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An instrument for making electroencephalograms
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A mark, record, or tracing made by the action of electricity.
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An electrostatic generator, constructed like one half of a large capacitor, the other half being any grounded surface, such as a table. A small charge is given to the electrophorus when it is near the grounded surface, effectively charging it like capacitor. As the electrophorous is lifted away from the surface, its voltage relative to the surface increases (as the capacitance decreases).
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An instrument for detecting very small charges of electricity, electric fields, or radiation: it can indicate whether they are positive or negative, as by the divergence of electrically charged strips of gold leaf: when fitted with optical means for quantitative observation of the divergence, an electroscope serves as an electrometer
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The property of being figurative.
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An instrument used to detect the presence and determine the direction of electric currents by the deflection of a magnetic needle.
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An electric generator in which one or more permanent magnets produce the magnetic field; esp., a small machine of this sort connected with and run by an internal-combustion engine, used to generate the electric current providing a spark for the ignition
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An instrument for displaying or recording in the form of a curve the instantaneous values of rapidly varying electrical quantities
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A type of oscillograph that visually displays an electrical wave on a fluorescent screen, as of a cathode-ray tube
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A person who shows initiative and resourcefulness.
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A device by which angular movement or position in a generator is transmitted to a motor.
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The definition of a spectrophotometer is an instrument used to measure the intensity of wavelengths in a spectrum of light.
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A radio set for this method of reception
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An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
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