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Definition of: device

(di·vīs) noun
1. Something invented and constructed for a special purpose; contrivance.
2. A plan or scheme; an artifice; stratagem; plot.
3. A fanciful design or pattern, as in embroidery or ornamentation.
4. A motto or emblem, as on a shield.
5. The act, state, or power of devising; inventive skill.
6. Expressed desire; inclination: now only in the phrase left to one's own devices.
7. Obs. Design or style of anything; cast of mind.
8. Obs. A spectacle; show; masque. See synonyms under ARTIFICE, DESIGN, PROJECT. [<OF devis intention, will <diviser, infl. by OF devise emblem, design. See DEVISE.]

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