invention

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  • Very little is known of his life but his inventions were well known.
  • For a period of time the invention also used the latter name.
  • A very able man, he made several important inventions on his own.
  • The invention process is a process within an overall engineering and product development process.
  • These might be part of his history of inventions project, noted above.
  • Inventions may also become more useful after time passes and other changes occur.
  • A revolution in technology could not be recognized without such an invention.
  • These inventions were very important reasons behind the success of the empire.
  • But more extensive use of wind and water (and even human) power required another invention.
  • This invention gradually made books less expensive to produce, and more widely available.
  • The character's invention of ice-nine eventually destroyed the world.
  • The invention of the printing press changed that since now books could be easily mass-produced.
  • Most of his inventions never function properly or are of no real use.
  • Working on one invention can lead to others too.
  • Invention has a long and important history in the arts.
  • Some of his inventions are still there and have not been removed.
  • The invention of the remote control has led to several changes in television programming.
  • This invention was an important development in the growth of the sugar industry.
  • He came to the conclusion that all religion was a human invention.
  • Before this letter was published, however, the words "the invention of" had been removed.
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Meaning of invention

  • noun The creation of something in the mind
  • noun A creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
  • noun The act of inventing