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Yes, keyword or contextual-based advertising is an old tactic, I am not talking about the invention of the wheel.

From the earliest days of the crisis, the Institute’s alumni, labs, and companies have been reworking their research and inventions to meet these pressing challenges.

Many useful inventions, he notes, combine existing technologies in such new ways.

Yet their work includes approaches common to the process of invention.

So, for some people, invention is a way to reduce friction in their lives.

No, the tools used are just old fashioned, and the images produced are drawings, hardly a new invention.

The basic premise that Christians should expect to suffer and be persecuted is not an invention of Rev. Sproul.

The maxim proved true: Necessity is the mother of invention.

The invention of farming was the initial cause of wars that created peace.

The titles of two competing 16th-century world maps nicely capture the tension between reflection and invention.

One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"

Wordsworth has illustrated how an unwise and importunate demand for a reason from a child may drive him into invention.

Each new invention threw thousands of hand-workers out of employment.

Dynamite, by the good fortune of invention, came to the revolutionary at the very moment when it was most wanted.

This epoch-making invention, introduced in 1832, rendered possible extraordinary developments.

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On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to invention, such as: apparatus, brainchild, coinage, concoction, contraption, and contrivance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.