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Found 4 items, similar to invention.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: invention penemuan
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: invention akalan, hasil penemuan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: invention invention n 1: the creation of something in the mind [syn: innovation, excogitation, conception, design] 2: a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation [syn: innovation] 3: the act of inventing
English → English (gcide) Definition: Invention Invention \In*ven"tion\, n. [L. inventio: cf. F. invention. See Invent.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of finding out or inventing; contrivance or construction of that which has not before existed; as, the invention of logarithms; the invention of the art of printing. [1913 Webster] As the search of it [truth] is the duty, so the invention will be the happiness of man. --Tatham. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is invented; an original contrivance or construction; a device; as, this fable was the invention of Esop; that falsehood was her own invention; she patented five inventions. [1913 Webster +PJC] We entered by the drawbridge, which has an invention to let one fall if not premonished. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 3. Thought; idea. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A fabrication to deceive; a fiction; a forgery; a falsehood. [1913 Webster] Filling their hearers With strange invention. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. The faculty of inventing; imaginative faculty; skill or ingenuity in contriving anything new; as, a man of invention. [1913 Webster] They lay no less than a want of invention to his charge; a capital crime, . . . for a poet is a maker. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. (Fine Arts, Rhet., etc.) The exercise of the imagination in selecting and treating a theme, or more commonly in contriving the arrangement of a piece, or the method of presenting its parts. [1913 Webster] Invention of the cross (Eccl.), a festival celebrated May 3d, in honor of the finding of our Savior's cross by St. Helena. [1913 Webster]


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