Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Device, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Device.

Device meaning

device - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; " the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; " a device intended to conserve water"
  2. 2. That which is devised, or formed by design; a contrivance; an invention; a project; a scheme; often, a scheme to deceive; a stratagem; an artifice.
  3. 3. Power of devising; invention; contrivance.
  4. 4. An emblematic design, generally consisting of one or more figures with a motto, used apart from heraldic bearings to denote the historical situation, the ambition, or the desire of the person adopting it. See Cognizance.
  5. 5. Improperly, an heraldic bearing.
  6. 6. Anything fancifully conceived.
  7. 7. A spectacle or show.
  8. 8. Opinion; decision.
  9. 9. Contrivance; scheme; armorial bearing.

device - examples of usage

  1. The latter device has been adopted to a large extent in some shops. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. He did not know at what point in the conversation the telephone device had come into action. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
  3. He moved his left hand, and she saw dully gleaming upon his finger, a great green stone, bearing a strange device. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
Filter by letter: