device

  • 1 Device — may refer to: Computing and electronics A component of personal computer hardware Peripheral, any device attached to a computer that expands its functionality Electronic component Other uses Appliance, a device for a particular task Device (band) …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Device — De*vice , n. [OE. devis, devise, will, intention, opinion, invention, fr. F. devis architect s plan and estimates (in OF., division, plan, wish), devise device (in sense 3), in OF. also, division, wish, last will, fr. deviser. See {Devise}, v. t …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 device — 1 Device, contrivance, gadget, contraption mean something usually of a mechanical character which is invented as a means of doing a particular piece of work or of effecting a given end. Device is the most widely applicable of these terms; it may… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Device — Сингл Diorama Дата выпуска 28 сентября2001 года Жанр synthpop synth goth Длительность 19:57 Лейбл Accession Records …

    Википедия

  • 5 device — I (contrivance) noun artifice, circumvention, craft, design, gimmick, machina, machination, maneuver, means to an end, method, plan, program of action, project, resort, ruse, scheme, setup, stratagem, subtle maneuver, system, trick, wile, working …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 device — UK US /dɪˈvaɪs/ noun [C] ► an object or machine which has been invented for a particular purpose: »biotech and medical devices »You should not use any personal electronic device, such as a cell phone, while driving. »mobile/wireless/handheld… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 device — (izg. divȃjs) m DEFINICIJA inform. 1. vanjski uređaj računalnog sustava (pisač i dr.) 2. bilo koji dio elektroničke opreme koji se nalazi u računalu ili je s njim povezan SINTAGMA device driver (izg. device drájver) inform. program koji upravlja… …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 8 device — [n1] instrument, tool accessory, agent, apparatus, appliance, arrangement, article, construction, contraption, contrivance, creation, doohickey*, equipment, expedient, gadget, gear, gimmick, implement, invention, machine, makeshift, material,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 Device —   [engl.], Gerät …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 device — late 13c., from O.Fr. devis division, separation, disposition, wish, desire; coat of arms, emblem; last will, from deviser to divide, distribute (see DEVISE (Cf. devise)). Sense of method by which something is divided arose in French and led to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 device — ► NOUN 1) a thing made for a particular purpose, especially a mechanical or electronic contrivance. 2) a plan, scheme, or trick. 3) a drawing or design. ● leave someone to their own devices Cf. ↑leave someone to their own devices ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 device — [di vīs′] n. [ME & OFr devis, division, will < OFr deviser: see DEVISE] 1. a thing devised; plan; scheme, esp. a sly or underhanded scheme; trick 2. an invention or contrivance, esp. a mechanical one, for some specific purpose 3. something… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 device — 01. Her father made a lot of money after inventing a [device] which helps you open jar lids that are on too tight. 02. At my son s baseball camp, they had a [device] that pitched balls at the batters to help them practice hitting. 03. Police… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 device — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clever, ingenious ▪ labour saving/labor saving, useful ▪ complex, sophisticated ▪ simple …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 device — de|vice W2 [dıˈvaıs] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: devis, devise division, plan , from deviser to divide, tell ; DEVISE] 1.) a machine or tool that does a special job = ↑gadget ▪ modern labour saving devices device for doing sth …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 device */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈvaɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms device : singular device plural devices 1) a machine or piece of equipment that does a particular thing Secure your bike with this simple locking device. device for: a device for measuring humidity in …

    English dictionary

  • 17 device — de|vice [ dı vaıs ] noun count *** 1. ) a machine or piece of equipment that does a particular thing: Secure your bike with this simple locking device. device for: a device for measuring humidity in the air labor saving device (=a machine that… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 device — [[t]dɪva͟ɪs[/t]] ♦♦♦ devices 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A device is an object that has been invented for a particular purpose, for example for recording or measuring something. ...the electronic device that tells the starter when an athlete has… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 device — A piece of equipment or a mechanism designed for a specific purpose or function. See anti roll device antiroll device economy device electronic sensing device enrichment device sensing device triggering device …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 20 Device — Der Begriff Device (englisch für „Gerät“) ist nicht eindeutig und wird wie folgt verwendet: Device Management – eine zentrale Verwaltung von Endgeräten einer IT Infrastruktur Gerätedatei (engl. „device file“) – spezielle Dateien in… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia