appliance


appliance
01. The apartment already has most [appliances], including a stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer and dishwasher.
02. You'll blow a fuse if you try to use too many [appliances] at once.
03. Toaster ovens can be found on the third floor in the [appliances] department.
04. Most household [appliances] are designed to wear out over time, generating a great deal of waste.
05. With today's efficient household [appliances], people have more time to sit around doing nothing.
06. Our washing machine wasn't working very well, so my neighbor helped me to repair it using a book he had on fixing household [appliances].
07. In the future, many household [appliances] will probably be computerized, and people will be able to program them to cook food or wash clothes from work.
08. All household [appliances] are on sale for 10% off.
09. When we bought the house, a couple of the [appliances] came with it.
10. The couple received new electric [appliances], including a microwave, a gas range, and a compact dishwasher as wedding gifts.
11. These new [appliances] use a lot less electricity than the ones we used to have.
12. He works in a laboratory making bridges, dentures, and other dental [appliances].
13. We took our old dryer down to the junk yard where they can recycle steel [appliances].
14. Beverly Jones once stated that now, as always, the most automated [appliance] in a household is the mother.
15. Harriet Van Horne once suggested that there are days when any electrical [appliance] in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set.

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  • Appliance — may refer to a device with a narrow function:* Home appliance, household machines, using electricity or some other energy input. ** Small appliances ** Major appliances * In medicine and dentistry, custom fitted appliances to an individual for… …   Wikipedia

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  • appliance — tool, *implement, instrument, utensil Analogous words: accessory, adjunct (see APPENDAGE): *device, contrivance, gadget …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • appliance — [n] machine, usually with domestic purpose apparatus, device, gadget, implement, instrument, mechanism, tool; concept 463 …   New thesaurus

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