What does devices mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devices(noun)

    an inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase `left to your own devices'

    "eventually the family left the house to the devices of this malevolent force"; "the children were left to their own devices"

Editors Contribution

  1. devices

    Plural noun of device.

    The family had a number of devices in the home that required a monthly data contract so they put them all into one family data bundle with their broadband provider.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'devices' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4141

How to pronounce devices?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of devices in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of devices in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of devices in a Sentence

  1. The FDA:

    We have n’t reviewed or approved these devices for use in such procedures. Thus, the full extent of the risks is unknown. But these reports indicate these procedures can cause serious harm.

  2. Sampson County Sheriff Jimmy Thornton:

    Once they began looking, the devices were readily seen, at that point, then everybody backed away and did nothing else until the SBI bomb squad arrived.

  3. Eleni Linos:

    As technology becomes more sophisticated and people start to use their phones interactively for an increasing number of daily tasks, it would not be surprising if they also increasingly turned to electronic devices for help with personal, health and safety issues, the phone user needs to retain the power to choose what happens. Every domestic violence and sexual assault situation is different, and the phone won't know if the abuser suddenly re-enters the room, grabs the phone, or starts listening in. It's tempting to say that the phone should automatically dial 9-1-1, but that could lead to an increase in the number of accidental calls, limit emergency services' capacity to respond to actual urgent calls, and worst of all might tip off the perpetrator that his or her victim is trying to get help.

  4. Richard Andersen:

    The PPC is a rich source of signals that can be used to determine the goals of a paralyzed subject, these signals can be used to control 'smart' robotics and computers that can work out the details of movement of external devices such as a robotic limb.

  5. German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt:

    We have been informed that also in Europe, vehicles with 1.6 and 2.0 litre diesel engines are affected by the manipulations that are being talked about, dEFEAT DEVICES.

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