Synonyms for appliances

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Beside it were bottles, phials, and other appliances of a sick chamber.

They are large enough for the eye, I find, and so are all her other appliances.

I had an upper room prepared with a skylight and all other appliances.

The bureau contained paper, wax, and all the other appliances of writing.

A mill and appliances that are to be of real use would cost £2000 or so.

They are not surrounded with all the appliances that aid a deception.

The blind trust in material and appliances has received a terrible shock.

Understand the sterilization of milk, and care of dairy utensils and appliances.

The instruments—the Erentz system—all the appliances had to be attended.

There was neither a room available nor, indeed, any of the appliances.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "action of putting into use," from apply + -ance. Meaning "instrument, thing applied for a purpose" is from 1590s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR APPLIANCES

brown goods

nounelectrical non-kitchen appliances
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