Definitions and translations for "appliance"

Definition of appliance

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Noun
1. The act of applying; application.
2. An implement, an instrument or apparatus designed (or at least used) as a means to a specific end (often specified).
3. 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.
4. An attachment, some equipment (or - piece) to adapt another tool or machine to such specific purpose
When the boy hid father's feared cane, his bum soon found out the hard way how many sturdy appliances at home can double as perfectly painful spanking appliance
5. A compliance
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English - English - appliance

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n. tool, gadget; device, apparatus

English - Spanish - appliance

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s. aparato, accesorio, artefacto, dispositivo, electrodoméstico, utensilio

English - French - appliance

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n. outil; appareil, instrument; accessoire, gadget, dispositif; engin

English - German - appliance

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n. Apparat, Gerät

English - Indonesian - appliance

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n. alat, perkakas, pesawat, perlengkapan

English - Italian - appliance

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s. apparecchio, congegno, dispositivo, strumento, arnese; elettrodomestico; applicazione, somministrazione

English - Polish - appliance

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n. przyrząd, urządzenie, aparat, instrument, zastosowanie

English - Portuguese - appliance

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s. ferramenta

English - Romanian - appliance

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n. dispozitiv, instrument, aparat, instalaţie, aplicare

English - Russian - appliance

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с. приспособление, устройство, прибор; электрический бытовой прибор; применение

English - Turkish - appliance

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i. alet, araç, cihaz

English - Ukrainian - appliance

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n. пристосування, прилад, прилад: електричний побутовий прилад, застосування, використання, пристрій

English - Dutch - appliance

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zn. toestel, apparaat; gereedschap

English - Greek - appliance

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ουσ. εφαρμογή, συσκευή, όργανο

English - Arabic - appliance

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‏وسيلة، جهاز، أداة‏

English - Chinese - appliance

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(名) 器具, 用具; 应用, 使用; 设备, 装置; 救火车

English - Chinese - appliance

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(名) 器具, 用具; 應用, 使用; 設備, 裝置; 救火車

English - Hindi - appliance

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n. उपकरण, उपाय, तदबीर

English - Japanese - appliance

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(名) 器具, 装置

English - Korean - appliance

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명. 기구; 장치

English - Vietnamese - appliance

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n. đơn xin, đồ thiết bị, đồ trang trí
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Synonyms for appliance
1. apparatus: contrivance, adjunct, machine, appurtenance, device, mechanism, resource
2. application: exercise, practice, use