Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of invention.

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Examples

  • The word "inventions" is being used in the pejorative.

    The Homosexual Agenda

  • On pages 17-18 he quite rightly observes that some inventions have been the product of those who specialize in inventions and in machines, and, later, he hints at the importance of those who β€œare often capable of combining together the powers of the distant and dissimilar objects.”

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • The irony behind this spate of inventions is that, 20 years ago, people were more likely to have told lies in order to cover up their involvement in the Vietnam war.

    Tin Soldiers

  • Among Duckworth's many memorable inventions is an addictive aphrodisiac clocking in at 150,000 calories per ounce β€” along with a propensity to turn those taking it into walking bombs.

    November 2009

  • The collection covers inventions from the medical, consumer, scientific, household and legal fields, among others.

    Creating, Managing & Pres. Dig. Assets: The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

  • One of the Counter Intelligence inventions is the Smart Pot, a pot with a built-in thermometer that used a radio-frequency identification chip to communicate with a computerized stove and regulate its own temperature.

    High-tech cooking

  • The museum is full of wonderfully ridiculous inventions from the future such as the pneumatic pencil sharpener, peanut sheller, robotic nurse maid, old razor blade mangler, robotic hitch-hiker's aid, potato peeler, the hydraulic potato peeler, mechanical bottle opener, and the automatic bundle wrapper.

    Boing Boing

  • We initiated technology developments for all the main inventions that were required for the mission, and those have all been successful.

    John C. Mather - Autobiography

  • From COLLEGE HUMOR – Ross kindly shares the most promising inventions from the mind of his 5 year-old self.

    Bully-Eating Dinosaurs | Best Week Ever

  • USELESS japanese inventions A few god awful inventions from the book Big Bento Box of Unuseless Japanese Inventions.

    Best 10 Ancient Chinese Inventions

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  • What is the problem with my "" invetion?""

    September 25, 2011

  • One has no idea of the true meaning of "invention" until he come across Bach's Two Part Inventions, or "Three Part Inventions", the greatest musical "invention" ever.

    September 25, 2011