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ap·pli·ance

appliance

 
pronunciation:
plaI ns
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device used for a particular purpose. Stoves, refrigerators, toasters, vacuum cleaners, and room heaters are some appliances used in the home. Most applicances use electricity.
This store sells both large and small kitchen appliances.
 
similar words:
apparatus, appointment, device, gadget, machine, mechanism
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