[ UK /dɪvˈa‍ɪsɪz/ ]
[ US /dɪˈvaɪsəz, dɪˈvaɪsɪz/ ]
  1. an inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase `left to your own devices'
    the children were left to their own devices
    eventually the family left the house to the devices of this malevolent force
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How To Use devices In A Sentence

  • So, the system of existential graphs actually requires three dimensions for its representations, although the third dimension in which the torus is embedded can usually be represented in two dimensions by the use of pictorial devices that Peirce called “fornices” or “tunnel-bridges” and by the use of identificational devices that Peirce called Nobody Knows Nothing
  • These malignant Las Vegas showgirl lookalikes are holding Earth hostage, controlling the monsters with shrewdly hidden remote devices.
  • These prose pieces ultimately acquire a kind of poetic intensity of effect in their bleak circumscription of the character's experience, although they avoid self-consciously "poetic" devices: Narrative Strategies
  • Books in digital format, also known as e-books, can be read on devices lacking the power and screen space to afford a regular Web browser.
  • This includes such items as telephones, radios, televisions and recording devices.
  • To that end, they developed numerous labor-saving devices.
  • Meanwhile, in January 1999, FDA rescinded its compliance policy guide that had regulated third-party servicers of medical devices.
  • The arbiter device receives requests for data transfers from the master devices and selectively transmits the requests to the slave devices.
  • China supplies at least 95% of the world's rare earths -- 17 chemical elements with hard-to-pronounce names such as praseodymium and yttrium -- essential for a wide range of high-tech devices and green technologies. IndustryWeek Forums - Chain Reactions
  • Also, let's say that you have no backup storage devices, and you have some large files that wouldn't fit on another partition.
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