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contrivances

noun , plural of contrivance

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1 an interesting and often novel device with a practical use
  • a new contrivance for cleaning computer keyboards
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2 something (as a device) created for the first time through the use of the imagination
  • despite the many modern contrivances for saving time and labor, we seem to have less leisure and energy than ever before
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