2. Verb. (past of invent) ¹
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Definition of Invented
1. invent [v] - See also: invent
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Literary usage of Invented
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... who invented clothing from skins of wild beasts, and first sailed the sea on a log, set up two pillars in his worship of fire and wind, and poured on ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of Englandby Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1854)
"FOWLER and FRY, of Bristol: a SILVER MEDAL, for their Steam Draining- Plough ; invented by John Fowler, of Bristol, and manufactured by the exhibitors, ..."
3. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"Once more—take Crompton—there goes the man who invented "the Mule;" that does not sound very well, but the mule itself has details. ..."
4. Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography by Peter Parley, Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1869)
"1617 Thermometers first invented by Drebel, a Dutchman . ... 1650 Air-pumps invented 1654 Clocks with pendulums invented about . ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"He was living at Philadelphia, US, when he invented and first produced the familiar cottage pianoforte, ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"One of our illustrations shows the flying-machine invented by Mr. Henson in England in 1842, and deserves mention as being the first Fis. 4. ..."
7. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"They are exclusive rights, not merely secured, but created and granted; they are monopolies for things invented or imported, and do not suppose or act on ..."