HyperDic: apparatus

English > 2 senses of the word apparatus:
NOUNartifactapparatus, setupequipment designed to serve a specific function
bodyapparatus(anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function
apparatus > pronunciation
Soundsae.perae'tahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > apparatus: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningequipment designed to serve a specific function.
Synonymsetup
NarrowerKipp's apparatusA laboratory apparatus for producing a gas (usually hydrogen sulfide) by the action of a liquid / liquid on a solid without heating
X-ray machineAn apparatus that provides a source of X rays
aeratorAn apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage)
burnerAn apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)
cascade liquefierAn apparatus used to liquefy air or oxygen etc.
centrifuge, extractor, separatorAn apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
chemical reactorAn apparatus for holding substances that are undergoing a chemical reaction
condenserAn apparatus that converts vapor into liquid / liquid
duplicator, copierapparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material
electrographAn apparatus for the electrical transmission of pictures
generatorAn apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
heat pumpapparatus that extracts heat from a liquid / liquid that is at a higher temperature than its surroundings
heliographAn apparatus for sending telegraphic messages by using a mirror to turn ... / turn the sun's rays off and on
incubator, brooderapparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat
instillatormedical apparatus that puts a liquid / liquid into a cavity drop by drop
lightingapparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film
nuclear reactor, reactor(physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
optical benchapparatus for observation and measurement of optical phenomena
pendulumAn apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity
purifierAn apparatus for removing impurities
reformerAn apparatus that reforms the molecular structure of hydrocarbons to produce richer fuel
semaphoreAn apparatus for visual signaling with lights or mechanically moving arms
sequencer, sequenator(chemistry) an apparatus that can determine the sequence of monomers in a polymer
soda fountainAn apparatus for dispensing soda water
stillAn apparatus used for the distillation of liquids / liquids
submersibleAn apparatus intended for use under water
telegraph, telegraphyapparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
titratorAn apparatus for performing a titration
BroaderequipmentAn instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
Spanishaparato, dispositivo, equipo
Catalanaparell, dispositiu
English > apparatus: 2 senses > noun 2, body
Meaning(anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function.
Example"the breathing apparatus"
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Narrowerauditory apparatusAll of the components of the organ of hearing including the outer and middle and inner ears
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

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