Of instrumentation.

An instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water".

This concept's ID is @1~17107


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    A device that produces or is powered by electricity.

  • electronic device 20 facts

    A device that accomplishes its purpose electronically.

  • airfoil 13 facts

    A device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can...

  • filter 12 facts

    Device that removes something from whatever passes through it.

  • explosive device 11 facts

    Device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy.

  • acoustic device 11 facts

    A device for amplifying or transmitting sound.

  • conductor 10 facts

    A device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.

  • contraceptive 8 facts

    An agent or device intended to prevent conception.

  • drive 7 facts

    (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium.

  • converter 6 facts

    A device for changing one substance or form or state into another.

  • dental appliance 6 facts

    A device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth.

  • contrivance 5 facts

    A device or control that is very useful for a particular job.

  • alarm 5 facts

    A device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event.

  • breathing device 5 facts

    A device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure.

  • detector 4 facts

    Any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.)...

  • comb 4 facts

    A flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair.

  • bait 4 facts

    Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.

  • corrective 4 facts

    A device for treating injury or disease.

  • fan 3 facts

    A device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces.

  • damper 3 facts

    A device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic...

  • applicator 3 facts

    A device for applying a substance.

  • blower 2 facts

    A device that produces a current of air.

  • exercise device 2 facts

    A device designed to provide exercise for the user.

  • elastic device 2 facts

    Any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched.

  • autopilot 1 facts

    A navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady...

  • depressor 1 facts

    A device used by physician to press a part down or aside.

  • aspergill 1 facts

    A short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy wat...

  • drop forge 0 facts

    Device for making large forgings.

  • afterburner 0 facts

    A device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust.

  • dampener 0 facts

    A device that dampens or moistens something; "he used a dampener to moisten the shirts...

  • adapter 0 facts

    Device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended...

  • crusher 0 facts

    A device that crushes something.

  • charger 0 facts

    A device for charging or recharging batteries.

  • cryptograph 0 facts

    A device for deciphering codes and ciphers.

  • fire extinguisher 0 facts

    A manually operated device for extinguishing small fires.

  • billiard marker 0 facts

    A device for keeping the score in a game of billiards.

  • comforter 0 facts

    Device used for an infant to suck or bite on.

  • agglomerator 0 facts

    A device that causes material to gather into rounded balls; "a sonic agglomerator".

  • feeder 0 facts

    An outdoor device that supplies food for wild birds.

  • corer 0 facts

    A device for removing the core from apples.

  • diestock 0 facts

    A device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylinders.

  • bubbler 0 facts

    Any of various devices in which air or some other gas is bubbled through a liquid.

  • deflector 0 facts

    A device intended to turn aside the flow of something (water or air or smoke etc).

  • buffer 0 facts

    A cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact.

  • energizer 0 facts

    A device that supplies electrical energy.

  • cutoff 0 facts

    A device that terminates the flow in a pipe.

  • clip-on 0 facts

    A device (as an earring, sunglasses, microphone etc.) that is attached by clips.

  • breathalyzer 0 facts

    A device that measures chemicals (especially the alcohol content) in a person's expired...

  • bootjack 0 facts

    Has V-shaped notch for pulling off boots.

  • catapult 0 facts

    A device that launches aircraft from a warship.

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