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Noun: invention  in'ven-shun
  1. The creation of something in the mind
    - innovation, excogitation, conception, design, fiction
  2. A creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    - innovation
  3. The act of inventing

Derived forms: inventions

Type of: creating by mental acts, creation, creative thinking, creativeness, creativity

Encyclopedia: Invention