Deviations Devices

Device

Meanings and phrases

device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  2. something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect
  3. any clever maneuver; gimmick; twist
  4. any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
  5. an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)

acoustic device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device for amplifying or transmitting sound

birth control device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agent or device intended to prevent conception; contraceptive; preventive; preventative; contraceptive device; prophylactic device

breathing device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure; breathing apparatus; breathing machine; ventilator

cleaning device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of a large class of implements used for cleaning; cleaning implement; cleaning equipment

computing device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a machine for performing calculations automatically; computer; computing machine; data processor; electronic computer; information processing system

contraceptive device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agent or device intended to prevent conception; contraceptive; preventive; preventative; prophylactic device; birth control device

data input device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device; input device

detonating device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive; detonator; cap
n.
  1. any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions; characteristic

device driver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a program that determines how a computer will communicate with a peripheral device; driver
E.g.
  • These files may come as part of the operating system, a third-party device driver or other sources.
  • By 1996, the growing popularity of Microsoft Windows simplified device driver and memory management.
  • For example, the Linux Amiga framebuffer device driver allows the use of several other display modes.

elastic device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched

electrical device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that produces or is powered by electricity
n.
  1. a mechanical device that is operated by electricity

electronic device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
E.g.
  • An example of an electronic device that uses linear circuits is a sound system.
  • It is used to communicate PCM audio data between integrated circuits in an electronic device.
  • It includes any handheld electronic device that is specifically designed for audio translation.

exercise device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device designed to provide exercise for the user

explosive device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
E.g.
  • This may or may not be an explosive device.
  • Jan's vehicle passed an improvised explosive device on the roadside.
  • This included at least one which was damaged in Edinburgh with a home made explosive device.

flotation device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning; life preserver; preserver

guidance device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of equipment for automatically guiding the path of a vehicle (especially a missile); guidance system

holding device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device for holding something

homing device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the mechanism in a guided missile that guides it toward its objective
n.
  1. an explosive device that is improvised; I.E.D.; IED
E.g.
  • Jan's vehicle passed an improvised explosive device on the roadside.
  • The IDF Spokesperson's unit reported Palestinians threw an improvised explosive device towards soldiers.
  • A car bomb is an improvised explosive device that is placed in a car or other vehicle and then exploded.

input device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device; data input device

intrauterine device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus; IUD

lifting device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device for lifting heavy loads

measuring device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something; measuring instrument; measuring system

mechanical device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
E.g.
  • An example of a mechanical device which is bistable is a light switch.
  • It would have been the first mechanical device to be, in principle, Turing-complete.
  • A release aid is a mechanical device designed to give a crisp and precise loose of arrows from a compound bow.

memory device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that preserves information for retrieval; storage device

monitoring device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor; monitor

optical device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device for producing or controlling light

output device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. electronic or electromechanical equipment connected to a computer and used to transfer data out of the computer in the form of text, images, sounds, or other media

peripheral device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer; peripheral; computer peripheral

projective device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations; projective test; projective technique

prophylactic device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agent or device intended to prevent conception; contraceptive; preventive; preventative; contraceptive device; birth control device

prosthetic device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body; prosthesis

rhetorical device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

safety device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device designed to prevent injury or accidents; guard; safety

semiconductor device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a conductor made with semiconducting material; semiconductor unit; semiconductor

signaling device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device used to send signals

storage device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that preserves information for retrieval; memory device
E.g.
  • The single storage device can then be managed uniformly.
  • from a bootable CD or USB storage device.
  • It was used in computers of the 1940s as a random-access digital storage device.

warning device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event; alarm; alarm system

device used

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The modius was a measuring device used to measure grain/corn.
  • Clock A clock is a device used to measure, keep, and indicate time.
  • The rattle was a noise-making device used for calling for assistance.

mobile device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The worm can render the mobile device unstable.
  • Motorola filed a patent application for mobile device applications in 2006.
  • Google Android 4.2 enabled running RenderScript code on the mobile device GPU.

medical device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Agre works as a medical device quality consultant.
  • It is a FDA-cleared ECG medical device available for personal use.
  • Adams is a partner in KD Healthcare USA, a medical device company.

plot device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Amnesia is a common plot device in "film noir".
  • Later in the episode, the towers serve as a plot device.
  • Each mission revolved around a plot device with the initials WMD.

device called

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The key to access one world is a magical device called an Octych.
  • It used a device called the RamCard to increase its capabilities.
  • They are created from pure Dalek DNA contained in a device called a "Progenitor".

device drivers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most DOS files are real mode device drivers.
  • An F6 disk contains device drivers in its root directory.
  • A good example for virtual device drivers can be Daemon Tools.

tracking device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1975, she discovered that a tracking device had been placed on her car.
  • As the tracking device goes off, Thomas finds the Code Keys in Kagura's pockets.
  • Rome escapes in Van Buren's car, but abandons it due to a police tracking device.

new device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The ship cannot pick up a new device if one is already attached.
  • The new device was operated by at least 10 men and costed 1200 marks.
  • The first plans for the new device, along with laboratory model, were created at the WZT in 1955.

device such

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A navigation device such as a compass or a GPS is recommended.
  • At the lowest level, bits are stored in a bistable device such as a flip-flop.
  • Sometimes the Knox Master Key is stored in a key retention device such as Sentralok or KeySecure.

such a device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Boyce had such a device patented as early as 1917.
  • In the US, such a device is typically powered by the host vehicle's 12 Volt electrical system.
  • As a name for such a device, the word "ansible" first appeared in a 1966 novel by Ursula K. Le Guin.

nuclear device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the middle of this, he decides to purchase a nuclear device to use against them.
  • They build and improvised nuclear device and plan to set it off at a summit in Geneva.
  • The resulting overpressure from the detonation simulated the approximate equivalent airblast of an 8 kiloton nuclear device.

device known

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These curlers may use a device known as a "delivery stick".
  • The clocks would be set by a device known as a transit instrument.
  • These two are sometimes combined to form a two-way communication device known as a transceiver.

control device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also provides birth control device like condoms and pills at zero cost.
  • This class of buoyancy aid is known as a buoyancy control device or buoyancy compensator.
  • Prototype development and consumer testing was conducted to develop a new control device.

device designed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • MERCI Retriever The MERCI Retriever is a medical device designed to treat Ischemic Strokes.
  • Artificial vagina An artificial vagina is a device designed to imitate the female sex organ.
  • The Phraselator is a small speech translation PDA-sized device designed to aid in interpretation.

similar device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A similar device is the Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight.
  • Finally, the Light Blue Optics Light Touch is yet another similar device.
  • The IBM 7702 was a similar device that could communicate at higher speeds.

recording device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later versions used a hydraulic cylinder and line to transmit the force to the recording device.
  • While Teja steps out to confront the workers, we see Luka check on a recording device planted in Teja's office and contemplate turning it off.
  • It will be contempt to bring an audio recording device or picture-taking device of any sort into an English court without the consent of the court.

other device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The particles are tumbled in a pan or other device.
  • Many GPS receivers can relay position data to a PC or other device using the NMEA 0183 protocol.
  • This also allowed a camera or other device to access the focal plane through a hole on the back of the Control Box.

literary device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sells also addresses the much-discussed repetitiveness of the Quran, seeing this, too, as a literary device.
  • The epistolary form literary device was used to give the reader a personal and intimate impression of the manifesto.
  • If it does, the literary device it uses is not considered "ullurai", but is classified as some other type of simile ("uvamai").

first device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first device to use it was the Samsung Galaxy Note.
  • The Sony Xperia XZ3 was the first device with Android Pie pre-installed.
  • This is the first device in the Xperia XA line that has fingerprint sensor.
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