The definition of a device is a tool or technique used to do a task.
A device or machine for performing a specific task
The definition of an invention is something such as a device or process that has been created or made up, or the process of creating or making up something or figuring out a way to do something.
Something that one does not know the name of.
(Figuratively, derogatory or ironic) Any object.
Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
Anything that tricks or mystifies; deceptive or secret device
(Slang) Any gadget or contrivance
The definition of contrivance is the thing that causes something to happen.
A program that performs some simple function, such as providing a weather report or stock quote, and can be accessed from a computer desktop, webpage, mobile phone or subscription television service.
A thought, notion, or utterance:
A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall)
(Informal) An article or a device, the name of which eludes one.
A matter that relates to or affects one:
Machine is defined as a mechanical device.
(Chiefly British) A lavatory.
(Law) Any instrument or device necessary to one's profession or occupation
Find another word for gadget. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gadget, like: device, appliance, invention, thingamajig, contraption, doodad, gimmick, gizmo, contrivance, widget and gadgetry.