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A thing made or adapted for a particular purpose, especially a piece of mechanical or electronic equipment
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“The other piece of equipment is a device called a hydrometer, which measures alcoholic strength.”
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A plan, method, or trick with a particular aim
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“Daniel Brochu is somewhat wasted in the role of younger Vinci brother Francesco who is, again, less of a character in his own right than a device to move the plot along.”
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An emblematic or heraldic design
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“He chose the Corbinian Bear as an heraldic device for his papal coat of arms.”
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An affection or proclivity for a person, activity or thing
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Laptop or smartphone
“You can use the same login across all your devices.”
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A pattern usually seen in artwork, or architecture
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A container filled with explosive or incendiary material
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A part of a device used to manage the performance of a machine or system
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Reactor or apparatus
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The ability to cope with difficult situations, or unusual problems
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A key, especially in a hotel, that allows someone in authority to open any door
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A device for peeling fruit or vegetables
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Any drug used to dilate and relax the bronchial passages and ease the flow of air to the lungs
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A device or application used to achieve operative compatibility between devices that otherwise are incompatible
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A smoke detector
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A structure that complements or supplements something else
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A title or brief explanation accompanying an illustration, cartoon, or poster
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A pithy expression of a general principle or rule
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A small showy ornament or piece of jewelry
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Unconvincing character who resolves plot
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A device or organ that detects certain external stimuli and responds in a distinctive manner
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A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language
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Measure, standard
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Machine
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The thing that one desires or ordains
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A measuring device such as a speedometer, taximeter, or milometer
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Something invented through research and development
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