Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de device

(substantivo) 
Definition
a machine or tool used for a particular purpose
This device can measure minute quantities of matter.
Sinônimos
gadget
a handy gadget for slicing vegetables
,
machine
I put a coin in the machine and pulled the lever.
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tool
The best tool for the purpose is a pair of shears.
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instrument
a thin tube-like optical instrument
,
implement
writing implements
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invention
It's been tricky marketing his new invention.
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appliance
We need to replace the washing machine and some other household appliances.
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apparatus
He was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
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gimmick
It's just a public relations gimmick.
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utensil
The technique uses a single utensil to cook and serve.
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contraption (informal)
an interesting musical contraption called a Theremin
,
widget (informal)
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contrivance
They wear simple clothes and shun modern contrivances.
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waldo
,
gizmo or gismo (slang)
(substantivo) 
You can use the same login across all your devices.
Sinônimos
smartphone
, ,
laptop
,
iPad (trademark)
,
iPhone (trademark)
,
Kindle (trademark)
,
BlackBerry (trademark)
(substantivo) 
Definition
a scheme or plan
His actions are obviously a device to buy time.
Sinônimos
ploy
a cynical marketing ploy
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scheme
a quick money-making scheme
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strategy
the basic principles of my strategy
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plan
She met her creditors to propose a plan for making repayments.
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design
They drew up the design in a week.
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project
a local development project
, ,
trick
That was a really mean trick.
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manoeuvre
manoeuvres to block the electoral process
, ,
dodge
It was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
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expedient
I reduced my spending by the simple expedient of destroying my credit cards.
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ruse
This was a ruse to divide them.
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artifice
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
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gambit
They said the plan was no more than a clever political gambit.
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stratagem
a competitive stratagem to secure customer loyalty
,
(substantivo) 
Definition
a design or emblem
Sinônimos
emblem
the emblem of the Red Cross
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figure
The impulsive singer had the figure cut into his shaven hair.
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design
The pictures are based on simple geometric designs.
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symbol
The artist uses the oak tree as a symbol of strength.
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token
He sent her a gift as a token of his appreciation.
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logo
The letter bore no company name or logo.
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badge
a badge depicting a party leader
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crest
On the wall is the family crest.
, , ,
insignia
a tunic bearing the insignia of the captain of the Irish Guards
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colophon

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of apparatus
Definition
a collection of equipment used for a particular purpose
He was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
Sinônimos
materials,
tools,
implements,
utensils,
contraption (informal)
in the sense of appliance
Definition
a machine or device that has a specific function
We need to replace the washing machine and some other household appliances.
in the sense of artifice
Definition
a clever trick
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks

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