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something invented

any fictitious idea accepted as part of an ideology by an uncritical group; a received idea

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a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation

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Another great advantage proposed by this invention was, that it would serve as a universal language, to be understood in all civilised nations, whose goods and utensils are generally of the same kind, or nearly resembling, so that their uses might easily be comprehended.
I told him, "although it were the custom of our learned in Europe to steal inventions from each other, who had thereby at least this advantage, that it became a controversy which was the right owner; yet I would take such caution, that he should have the honour entire, without a rival."
It is but fair to add that these Yankees, brave as they have ever proved themselves to be, did not confine themselves to theories and formulae, but that they paid heavily, in propria persona , for their inventions. Among them were to be counted officers of all ranks, from lieutenants to generals; military men of every age, from those who were just making their debut in the profession of arms up to those who had grown old in the gun-carriage.
'But the tune ISN'T his own invention,' she said to herself:
My last invention was a great step forward, but this is absolute success.
But his inventions were still used, many of them being vital to the business and trade of this country.
Nor did the day come until after Jerry's adoption, when one of the Annos made an invention the like of which had never been known in all Malaita.
Here he not only found the keenest interest and sympathy in his air-castles of invention, but also was given permission to use the cellar of the house as his workshop.
What had this dead man's ear to do with the invention of the telephone?
"You are in possession of the germ of a great invention," said Henry, "and I would advise you to work at it until you have made it complete."
It was "the very hardihood of invention," and yet it was not in any sense a chance discovery.
Sir Charles had earned his title by many inventions. He was a simple-natured scientist, and treated Bell with the utmost kindness.
The 47th Geneva Invention included more than 800 inventions from 40 countries in 21 fields of industry, telecommunications, health, and others, in addition to the participation of international organizations of invention, related parties and specialized companies.
The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) bars a person from receiving a patent on an invention that was "in public use, on sale, or otherwise available to the public before the effective filing date of the claimed invention." 35 U.
InventHelp has announced the invention of air plane hubcaps to protect tires and landing gear when touching down, the company said.