Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: device

1. device (om genstand) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe device is small enough to wear on your wrist.
A device intended to conserve water.

Mindre specifikke termerinstrumentality, instrumentation

Mere specifikke termeracoustic device, adapter, adaptor, aerofoil, afterburner, agglomerator, airfoil, alarm, alarm system, appliance, applicator, applier, aspergill, aspersorium, asphyxiator, autocue, automatic pilot, autopilot, baby's dummy, bait, battery charger, billiard marker, bird feeder, birdfeeder, birth control device, blower, bootjack, breathalyser, breathalyzer, breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, bubbler, buffer, button, catapult, charger, clip-on, comb, comforter, conductor, constraint, contraceptive, contraceptive device, contraption, contrivance, control surface, convenience, converter, convertor, corer, corrective, crusher, cryptograph, cutoff, dampener, damper, dart thrower, decoy, deflector, dental appliance, depressor, detector, diestock, doorknocker, drive, drop forge, drop hammer, drop press, elastic device, electrical device, electronic device, energiser, energizer, exercise device, explosive device, extinguisher, fan, feeder, fender, filter, fire extinguisher, flare, foil, fumigator, gadget, gas fixture, gismo, gizmo, goad, groover, guard, heat exchanger, heater, holding device, horn, hydrofoil, igniter, ignition interlock, ignitor, imprint, indicator, instrument, instrument, interlock, interrupter, jig, key, keyboard, Kinetoscope, knocker, launcher, lift, lifting device, light, lighter, lure, machine, magnet, mechanism, memory device, moistener, muffler, musical instrument, nest egg, noisemaker, optical device, override, pacifier, pair of tongs, paper feed, peeler, pick, plectron, plectrum, power takeoff, preventative, preventive, prod, prompter, prophylactic device, PTO, pull, rapper, reflector, reinforcement, release, remote, remote control, reset, restorative, restraint, robot pilot, router, runner, safety, safety device, scratcher, sensing element, sensor, shoehorn, shoetree, shooting stick, shredder, signaling device, snowshoe, sounder, source of illumination, spear thrower, stabiliser, stabilizer, stemmer, storage device, straightener, strengthener, stylus, suction cup, support, surface, sweatbox, synchroflash, take-up, teaser, teething ring, throwing board, throwing stick, tilter, tongs, toy, trap, trigger, valve, vaporiser, vaporizer, ventilator, ventilator, warmer, warning device, washboard, water cooler, widget

2. device (om kommunikation) something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

Mindre specifikke termerexpressive style, style

Mere specifikke termerconceit, rhetorical device

3. device (om handling) any clever maneuver

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe would stoop to any device to win a point.
It was a great sales gimmick.
A cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gimmick, twist

Mindre specifikke termermaneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

Mere specifikke termerfast one, mnemonic, trick

4. device (om genstand) any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)

Mindre specifikke termerdesign, figure, pattern

Mere specifikke termerseal, stamp

5. device (om genstand) an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was recognized by the device on his shield.

Mindre specifikke termeremblem

Mere specifikke termerunion

Overordnet emneområdeheraldry

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