Definition Device

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Definition

a device: a gadget, a machine, a tool, an instrument, an appliance
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I've invented a device which allows drivers to sleep at the wheel.
US: My shop sells electrical devices and other gadgets.

Examples

  • "I'm so happy to think of all the trees I'll save with this fabulous electronic device!"
  • "Bob and his assistant Jean Marron manage a team of technicians and engineers who handle all of our information systems, software applications, hardware devices, etcetera."
  • "But some claim that such devices are more practical than real books."
  • "The device shows that we have three bottles at fifty dollars per unit – that makes an inventory of a hundred and fifty dollars."
  • "The strange inventory numbers were all due to a programming glitch with the inventory-counting device."
  • "Anyway, you can send me the device and of course my cheque."
  • "I was able to use it at the weekend, and I purchased a device which disguises the voice."
  • "I, for one, will never ever consider wasting my money on one of these e-book devices."
  • "The e-book is a newfangled electronic device."
  • "Perhaps it would be quicker if you used this device to count the perfumes - the workers call it the "stock counter"."

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