appliance definition

  • noun:
    • A device or instrument built to perform a specific purpose, specially an electrical device, such a toaster, for household use. See Synonyms at device.
    • A dental or surgical device made to do a therapeutic or corrective purpose.
    • The work of applying; application.
    • An implement, a guitar or equipment created (or at the least used) as a way to a specific end (often specified).
    • particularly: A non-manual apparatus or product, powered electrically or by another tiny engine, utilized in houses to execute domestic functions (family device) and/or in workplaces.
    • An attachment, some gear (or - piece) to adapt another device or machine to such specific purpose
    • A compliance
    • The act of applying; application.
    • subservience; conformity.
    • anything used or utilized as a method to a finish; an apparatus or product
    • An apparatus or device, generally driven electrically, found in houses to perform domestic features. An appliance is usually classified as an important appliance or a minor device by its price. Common major appliances are the refrigerator, automatic washer, clothes drier, oven, and dish washer. Some minor devices tend to be a toaster, hoover or microwave range.
    • The work of applying, placing to make use of, or holding into training.
    • anything applied as a method to an end, either on their own or subordinately; what is adjusted on success of a purpose; an instrumental way, aid, or appurtenance: as, the appliances of civilization, or of a trade; mechanical, chemical, or health appliances (tools, equipment, device, cures, etc.); an engine having its devices.
    • a device or control which very useful for a particular work
    • durable items for home or office use

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