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Synonyms for device

something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

something invented

an element or a component in a decorative composition

Synonyms for device

an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

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something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)

an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)

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Thuvan Dihn smiled his appreciation of the marvellous device.
Without it an enemy must half wreck the device to reach its heart, leaving his handiwork apparent to the most casual observer.
And of their appliances, perhaps nothing is more wonderful to a man than the curious fact that what is the dominant feature of almost all human devices in mechanism is absent--the WHEEL is absent; among all the things they brought to earth there is no trace or suggestion of their use of wheels.
Their heads were covered with shark skins, and their barrels were elaborately carved with various quaint figures and devices.
Now, however, you see me for the first time precisely as my Martian fellows see me--you see the very short-sword that has tasted the blood of many a savage foeman; the harness with the devices of Helium and the insignia of my rank; the pistol that was presented to me by Tars Tarkas, Jeddak of Thark.
The latest device also makes use of new pixel surface smoothing technology that delivers high reflectivity to achieve the brightness demanded from devices used in consumer projection televisions.
7-inch diagonal size and full HD capability, the new device delivers a high 89% aperture ratio.
With OSD, the upgrade occurs at the storage device.
Much of the intelligence that was contained in a central source (the mainframe) in the past can now be shifted to each peripheral device.
Without going into too much technical detail on how expanders are implemented, an expander device contains the following components:
A more sophisticated technology uses an electronic token that can be carried on a key chain to gain access to a wireless device.
While the patient may enjoy substantial health benefits from an unapproved device, he or she must also assume the risks of its uncertain safety and effectiveness.
For instance, the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health takes more than three times longer to approve a Class III or "substantial risk" medical device (such life-saying products as heart valves or CAT scanners) than do the agency's counterparts in Europe.
The device was implemented by HKNC and recommended to deaf-blind clients.
GlobalData's new report, "BRIC Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the BRIC Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices market.