Associations to the word «Appliance»


APPLIANCE, noun. The act of applying; application.
APPLIANCE, noun. An implement, an instrument or apparatus designed (or at least used) as a means to a specific end (often specified).
APPLIANCE, noun. Specifically: A non-manual apparatus or device, powered electrically or by another small motor, used in homes to perform domestic functions (household appliance) and/or in offices.
APPLIANCE, noun. An attachment, some equipment (or - piece) to adapt another tool or machine to such specific purpose
APPLIANCE, noun. (obsolete) A compliance

Dictionary definition

APPLIANCE, noun. A device or control that is very useful for a particular job.
APPLIANCE, noun. Durable goods for home or office use.

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