HyperDic: contraption

English > 1 sense of the word contraption:
NOUNartifactcontraption, appliance, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widgeta device or control that is very useful for a particular job
contraption > pronunciation
Soundskahntrae'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > contraption: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device or control that is very useful for a particular job.
Synonymsappliance, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widget
Narrowergadgetryappliances collectively
gimbalAn appliance that allows an object (such as a ship's compass) to remain horizontal even as its support tips
injectorA contrivance for injecting (e.g., water into the boiler of a steam engine or particles into an accelerator etc.)
mod conmodern convenience
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishadminículo, aparato, armatoste, artilugio, dispositivo, gadget, gizmo, ingenio, utensilio
Catalanaparell, dispositiu, enginy, fòtil, gadget, gizmo, maquineta

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