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Engelsk substantiv: device

1. device (om gjenstand) 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 spesifikke uttrykkinstrumentality, instrumentation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacoustic 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 kommunikasjon) something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkexpressive style, style


Mere spesifikke uttrykkconceit, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)gimmick, twist


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmaneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre


Mere spesifikke uttrykkfast one, mnemonic, trick

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdesign, figure, pattern


Mere spesifikke uttrykkseal, stamp

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkemblem


Mere spesifikke uttrykkunion


Overordnet kategoriheraldry









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