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  1. de·vice
    IPA[dəˈvīs]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: device, plural noun: devices

    • noun

      a thing made or adapted for a particular purpose, especially a piece of mechanical or electronic equipment:

      a bomb or other explosive weapon:

    • noun

      a piece of portable electronic equipment that can connect to the internet, especially a smartphone or tablet computer:
    • noun

      a piece of computer equipment on which information can be stored.
    • noun

      a contraceptive device fitted inside the uterus and physically preventing the implantation of fertilized ova.
    • noun

      a generic term for any device (e.g., a graphics tablet, mouse, stylus, pointing stick, or trackball) used to control the movement of a cursor on a computer screen.
    • noun

      an object used to provide or maintain buoyancy in water:
    • noun

      a piece of computing equipment that can be used in the hand, such as a smartphone or tablet computer:
    • noun

      a bomb or missile that uses nuclear energy to cause an explosion:
    • noun

      a contraceptive device fitted inside the uterus and physically preventing the implantation of fertilized ova.
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