Definitions of device:
  • noun:   any clever (deceptive) maneuver
    Example: "He would stoop to any device to win a point"
  • noun:   an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    Example: "The device is small enough to wear on your wrist"
  • noun:   an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)
    Example: "He was recognized by the device on his shield"
  • noun:   any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
  • noun:   something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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