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Noun: appliance  u'plI-un(t)s
  1. A device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    - contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo [informal], gismo [informal], widget
  2. Durable goods for home or office use

Derived forms: appliances

Type of: consumer durables, device, durable goods, durables

Encyclopedia: Appliance