Antonyms for device

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If the oven is to be used, a device that fits the oven should be employed.

In using this device, only a coal or a wood stove is practical.

They used every device of ingenious minds to push the siege.

He was about to slip the device into his pocket when he stiffened involuntarily.

The Pilot's Assister is the official name of the new English device.

No device of the trigger class is comparable with this in delicacy.

The Title-page is ornamented with the Aldine device and motto as in No.

The device is attached directly to the card, and is called a coiler.

If so, it might, of course, have become detached while the device was being used.

She knew that out of Nature's device we have built a magic that will win us immortality.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Old French devis "division, separation, disposition, wish, desire; coat of arms, emblem; last will," from deviser "to divide, distribute" (see devise). Sense of "method by which something is divided" arose in French and led to modern meaning.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEVICE

appliance

nounmachine, usually with domestic purpose

appliances

nounmachine, usually with domestic purpose
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