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to use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

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come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

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The reward for the best youth inventor, estimated at SYP 75,000, went to Yahia Sweid, Nur ad-Din Rafaeia and Abdel Hadi al-Hallaq for inventing Cham search engine and Sameer Droubi for inventing clever irrigation control system.
Kamen dispelled any notion that innovating or inventing is a glamorous activity.
All but one child dealt with medical difficulties by inventing and performing helpful rituals, playing with pretend friends, or behaving in other imaginative ways.
"We have brilliant people [at AFRL] who are inventing the future of the Air Force," he said.
The horrific murders of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman led one Welsh woman to embark on a new career inventing security devices.
The French philosopher and scientist Blaise Pascal is credited with inventing the adding machine in 1642.
The words used are simple, immediately comprehensible, and emotionally charged, yet they are rendered abstract through repetition and the evacuation of context: Thus, adjectives in Cohesion ("weak," "ugly," and "stupid"; "other," "slow," and "invalid"; "void" and "sick"), unable to form sentences, instead constitute shapes, inventing an update of Apollinaire's calligrammes.
But no, Tim is an Englishman and has followed the tradition of our great nation for inventing stuff, then giving it to the world: like cricket, the silicon chip, Monty Python, the first computer and let's not forget the pork pie.
Lynne Haney, Inventing the Needy: Gender and the Politics of Welfare in Hungary.
The real threat is that a society will use its technology to put itself to sleep, that we will distract ourselves from the reality around us by inventing a dream world that makes us feel good about ourselves.
As in the 1920s, jewelers used gender-specific merchandising tactics when inventing tradition in the 1940s.
In his now-classic work of literary criticism, Inventing Ireland, Kiberd tells the story of Gaelic-speaking Blasket islanders, gathered around a cottage hearth during Easter Week, 1916, who first hear the news of the violent uprising in Dublin.
And they, along with 29 other people whose names are lesser known but whose inventions are certainly significant [e.g., Raymond Damadian invented the magnetic resonance imaging [MRI] scanner; Percy Spencer invented the microwave oven], are profiled in a wonderful book; Inventing Modern America: From the Microwave to the Mouse by David E.
So, when people are given credit for inventing the game of basketball, remember, there is little in basketball that hasn't been done over the past 100+ years.