Definition of Devices

1. Noun. An inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase 'left to your own devices'. "The children were left to their own devices"

Generic synonyms: Disposition, Inclination, Tendency



Definition of Devices

1. Noun. (plural of device) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Devices

1. device [n] - See also: device

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devices

deviationisms
deviationist
deviationists
deviations
deviative
deviator
deviatoric
deviators
deviatory
device
device approval
device characteristic
device driver
deviceful
devicefully
devices (current term)
devictimize
devictimized
devictimizes
devictimizing
devide
devil
devil's advocate
devil's advocates
devil's apples
devil's cigar
devil's claw
devil's coach-horse
devil's coach-horses
devil's darning-needle

Literary usage of Devices

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1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"Protective devices TRANSMISSION Protective devices for High-Tension ... Explains some of the disturbances, and describes protective devices now in use. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"All the devices of which the alleged combination is made are confessedly old. ... Merely bringing old devices into juxtaposition, and there allowing each to ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1914)
"The three types of recording devices in general use are those having a ... Perfect reliability, however, can be secured only by automatic recording devices. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"It was soon perceived that the simplest devices are supplements to or substitutes for ... It was next perceived that even the simplest devices react on the ..."

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